WordPress has long had a Memcached backend available for object caching. Over the past several weeks, Eric Mann and Erick Hitter have built out a Redis-based alternative for object caching. Updated Source: https://ethitter.com/2014/04/redis-object-cache-plugin-available-for-download/
Mark Jaquith has further outlined the new password features in 4.3, and they are exciting. I think this may prove to be the most important new feature for this release. I’ve already covered this, but I’m covering it again. I love it, and now it’s a completed feature. Starting in WordPress 4.3: Making strong passwords…
WordPress 4.3, “Billie”, has been released. Billie includes four major user-facing features that most website owners will experience on a semi-regular basis, and many other enhancements, bug fixes, and developer features.
On Tuesday, iThemes posted an announcement that they had suffered from a security breach of their website and servers. The attackers had reached the servers which stored customer information, including email addresses, IP addresses, full names, and yes, passwords. iThemes was quick to notify customers via their blog, social media, and their full customer email…
The first-ever core preview walkthru with contribs for WP 6.0. Lots of Gutenberg news, big WordCamp comebacks, and other cool things!
Once you know these states, you can assign probabilities of transitioning from one state to another (someone hacks your account and locks you out, you forgot your own password, etc.) and then build optimal security and reliability to deal with it. It’s a truly elegant way of conceptualizing the problem.