WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 2 – WordPress News WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate 2 is available for download and testing. It is currently under development and should not be installed on production or critical websites. It is scheduled for release on…
WordPress 6.3 to Introduce a Development Mode WordPress 6.3 will introduce a new development mode. This mode can be initiated by declaring the WP_DEVELOPMENT_MODE constant. It is not recommended for production sites. Possible values for WP_DEVELOPMENT_MODE include core, plugin, theme,…
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Till Krüss explains how he found his way into WordPress and a successful business that's solving the hard problems of caching and performance optimization. His work and business model suggest several areas of opportunity for developers and founders working in the WordPress plugin market today.
On August 8, wordpress.org was down for a few hours after a Chicago data center outage. During the outage, a user of a password security plugin reported it replaced salt keys with an outage notice, leading to a WSOD on a customer's site.
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.
Ashley Rich has written a nice article detailing PHP Encryption Methods for passwords and sensitive data. Each encryption method has multiple algorithms or ciphers to choose from, each with their own strengths and weaknesses. Ashley focuses on implementing hashing and…
Eric Mann recently announced a side project — an "Advanced Passwords" premium plugin. As Eric explains, this project aims to better protect WordPress sites by securing passwords used for authentication and protected content.