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WordPress.com Blogs Now Have XML Sitemaps

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It was recently announced that WordPress.com blogs have XML sitemaps, which are automatically submit to search engines for better search indexing and optimization. Now, most of you reading this are probably self-hosted WordPress users. How do you get your own sitemaps for your self-hosted blogs? This is where the Google Sitemap Generator plugin comes into

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WordPress 2.5.1 Released

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Breaking news. It’s only been a month and WordPress 2.5.1 has already been released. It’s recommended to upgrade soon for “one very important security fix.” In addition, it also addresses over 70 other bug fixes including various fixes to the administration panel and media uploader.

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WordPress 2.5 Finally Released!

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This is literally breaking news. I was browsing through the WordPress.org website and was surprised to see the new design out of nowhere. I’m happy to announce WordPress 2.5 has been released. So far there have been 34,051 downloads and counting. You can download it here. Hopefully our installing WordPress tutorial is still up-to-date. If

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WordPress 2.5 RC2 Video

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Just in case you didn’t see this screencast of WordPress 2.5 RC2, I suggest you take a look. Matt from WordPress created a video that demonstrates the new photo gallery feature in the new version of WordPress. RC2 is available for download now as well if you want to test it out for yourself. Like

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WordPress Security Alert – Vulnerability in 2.3.3

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I just stumbled upon this post about an exploit which allows a hacker/spammer to inject links and HTML into your WordPress installation. If you see a /wp-content/1/ directory in your FTP, you have likely been affected. Over 9000 other WordPress blogs are in the same boat. As you can see, ringtones, gambling, the usual spammy

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WordPress 2.5 RC1 Released

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Yes, I know I’m a couple days on this story, like my last news story. Anyway, the release WordPress 2.5 has been hyped up for a while now. Being scheduled, postponed, rescheduled, and postponed some more. Matt from WordPress recently announced the release of WordPress 2.5 RC1 on the WordPress development blog. There have been

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