Archive for the 'WordPress' Category

QuickLogin Plugin For WordPress

Sunday, August 7th, 2011

This blog runs on WordPress, which has been a great solution for my needs. But as the developer of MarsEdit, you might guess I get the opportunity to see a whole heckuva lot of other systems, and sometimes find myself envious of their advantages, big and small. One such advantage I noticed is that Squarespace […]

WordPress To Disable Remote Access

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

The WordPress developers have decided that, starting with WordPress 2.6, access to the XMLRPC and AtomPub-based remote publishing interfaces will be disabled by default. Users who wish to use a remote client such as MarsEdit will have to go out of their way to enable the required functionality in their blog’s settings. There are good […]

If Your WordPress Was Hacked

Friday, June 20th, 2008

A few releases back, WordPress had a vulnerability that many spam injection … bastards … took advantage of. I am not too proud to admit that I was myself a victim of this vulnerability, even though I update pretty religiously to the latest release of WordPress. I noticed over the past few weeks that even […]

Check Your WordPress Security

Monday, April 14th, 2008

Matt Mullenweg from the WordPress team has posted a message about the security of WordPress, which MarsEdit users who run WordPress should take a look at. It’s particularly timely because there are a number of attacks going around that impact older WordPress blogs that haven’t been updated to to the most recent version. In my […]