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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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Are Free WordPress Themes Dead?

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Alex Denning over at WPShout brings up an interesting point in his post titled Free WordPress Themes? Forget it. It’s Over. Basically, he argues that free WordPress themes aren’t getting the love and attention they used to, mostly due to commercial themes taking all the spotlight. So do I think free WordPress themes dead? No,

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Just Interviewed on WPTavern

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In case you don’t follow me on Twitter and/or missed my tweet, I was interviewed on WPTavern yesterday, a well known WordPress community site run by Jeff Chandler. If you ever wanted to know… How long I’ve been a part of the WordPress community The process of releasing a theme on Theme Lab Some of

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Ice Breaker – Free WordPress Domain Parking Theme

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Ice Breaker is a free WordPress domain parking theme that I just released over at Custom Theme. It has four different color options, custom widgets, among other interesting features. I know this isn’t the typical WordPress theme you see around here, mainly because it’s not made for content. The main purpose of this theme is

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