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Blogwave – Free WordPress Blog Theme

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Blogwave is a free WordPress blog theme that I just released over at Custom Theme. It has four different color options including blue (pictured below), red, orange, and green. This is just a clean, simple blog theme with no fancy options or features. I know it bears a striking resemblance to Slick Red (a free

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WordPress 2.9 “Carmen” Released

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It was announced recently that WordPress 2.9 has been released. There are a few cool new features, which I’ll list below: Built-in image editing – This feature allows you to do basic image editing to your uploads, including cropping, resizing, rotating, among other things. Easier embedded content – Using the oEmbed standard, embedding content can

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Spectacu.la Releases Threaded Comments Plugin

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Spectacu.la, a WordPress theme club, has just announced the release of their free threaded comments plugin for WordPress. Basically what this plugin does is replace your theme’s comments template with a new one, generated by the plugin. In addition to that, you also get pagination and jQuery based roll up of subordinate comments. For those

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Restrict WordPress Admin Access by IP Address

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This is a guest post by Eric Sizemore, a web developer, programmer, and domainer. In light of recent events, anyone using WordPress is apparently susceptible to what’s being called “Distributed WordPress admin account cracking”. You can view this article for more information. This post aims to provide an extra layer of security both to your

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WordPress 2.8.6 Released

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In case you didn’t notice the message on top of your WordPress dashboard, WordPress 2.8.6 is now available. The release fixes two security problems that can be exploited by registered and logged in users with posting privileges. Basically if you have untrusted users on your blog with a user level of “Author” or above, upgrading

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Interview with the Owner of Premium Mod

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Last Friday in WP Chat I had the opportunity to chat with the owner of Premium Mod, a site which offers modified versions of commercial GPL themes for free. For more background information, be sure to check out this launch announcement post to get a better idea of what they offer. We agreed to do

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WordPress 2.8.5 Released

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It was just announced yesterday that WordPress 2.8.5 has been released, which is considered a “security hardening” release. Here are some of the updates and fixes: A fix for the Trackback Denial-of-Service attack that is currently being seen. Removal of areas within the code where PHP code in variables was evaluated. Switched the file upload

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