This month’s WordPress meetup covered a range of topics. Mark Smallman guided the meeting through the use and potential of Gutenberg as a new block based editor for WordPress. He showed some of the functionality and advised looking at the examples as well as taking on board potential issues with the new plugin especially in existing […]
Just had 4 sites affected when updating to latest version of DIVI. The effect is that you get an error 500 when trying to access the site after the update. The logs show [02-Jul-2017 07:23:40 UTC] PHP Parse error: syntax error, unexpected ‘)’, expecting T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM in /path/to/yoursite/wp-content/themes/Divi/epanel/custom_functions.php on line 2082 The solution that worked for […]
Last night Farset Labs in Belfast hosted a small WordPress Meetup which covered use of the REST API in WordPress amongst other topics. At a previous meetup the introduction of the API as part of the WordPress core was mentioned and I was curious to see what what exactly was being exposed and how it […]
WordPress 4.3.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and you are strongly encouraged update your sites immediately. This release addresses three issues, including two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and a potential privilege escalation. WordPress 4.3.1 also fixes twenty-six bugs. For more information, see the release notes or consult the list of changes.
A new release of WordPress is available as WordPress 4.2.2 and according to the developers it fixes a cross-site scripting vulnerability contained in an HTML file shipped with recent Genericons packages included in the Twenty Fifteen theme as well as a number of popular plugins by removing the file. Auto-updates and manual updates will remove […]
WordPress 3.6.1 is also a security release for all previous WordPress versions and you are encouraged to update your sites immediately. It addresses three issues fixed by the WordPress security team: Block unsafe PHP unserialization that could occur in limited situations and setups, which can lead to remote code execution. . Prevent a user with […]
The latest update to WordPress 3.6 includes updates to the base themes and changes to the autosave process. The update ran smoothly and quickly and in less that five minutes this site was updated and that included the themes and all plugins. Again Well Done WordPress
The peerless CMS app WordPress gets another refresh with the 3.5 release. I have to say every change to the design appears to just make it even better – even when you think that its pretty much spot on. If you are a blogger or want to be – this should be your first port […]