Update WordPress Installations to >4.7.2

This post is applicable for hosted wordpress installations where auto-updates are disabled. Yesterday, I noticed there was blog post “Hacked by Unknown” on Askdba blog. Post was written by White Hat Hacker who exploited the Content injection vulnerability in 4.7.0 and 4.7.1. This vulnerability allows any visitor (unauthorized user) to assume role to edit/create blog…

WordPress 2.8 “Baker” Released

WordPress version 2.8 has been released. Following link contains video demo of changes in V2.8. I found option of installing theme directly from WordPress themes the coolest feature. It is not new for people using the free wordpress account’s  but for people using wordpress on their own domains had to first download the theme from net and…

Upgrade to WordPress 2.7.1

WordPress 2.7.1 is out..While using upgrade button, it will be stuck at downloading files and will not proceed further. This issue will be faced by people using “Automatic Upgrade” plugin available in prior release. You need to disable the plugin and then re-try the operation. Also note that you have to take a “Backup “…