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WordPress 3.2.1 Fixes Server Incompatibility Related to JSON Released

A quick update release to the WordPress 3.2 branch, the WordPress team just released WordPress 3.2.1.

The 3.2.1– dubbed as maintenance release fixes a server incompatibility related to JSON that’s unfortunately affected some of you, as well as a few other fixes in the new dashboard design and the Twenty Eleven theme.

WordPress.com Now Support OAuth2, New Developer Portal Launched

Starting today WordPress.com supports a new method of authentication which makes it extremely easy for third party applications to connect with WordPress.com blogs. “This new method uses an open protocol, OAuth2, to allow secure API authorization in a simple and standard way. OAuth2 allows applications to access a WordPress.com blog without ever asking for personal …

Now Publicize Your WordPress.com Posts on Facebook,Twitter, and LinkedIn

Running a WordPress.com based blog, want to share your posts with your LinkedIn connections? Now you can! The WordPress.com team, today announced that the Publicize feature now connects with LinkedIn.

“To activate Publicize for LinkedIn, head to Settings -> Sharing in your dashboard and click Connect to LinkedIn. Please …

WordPress 3.2 Now Available – Happy Independence Day! America

I was suspecting this, just hours after posting about the miniumum requirement for WordPress 3.2, the Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg announced the release of WordPress 3.2, which is now available to the world for download.

Version 3.2 is the fifteenth major release of WordPress and is dedicated to noted composer …

WordPress 3.1 Hits 15 Million+ Downloads Mark in Just 5 Months

The WordPress dev team just announced the hat the next version, WordPress 3.2, will be released “very soon”.

However, in a tweet WordPress has announced that the latest stable version of WordPress, 3.1, which was first released on 23 February 2011 has in less than 5 months, been downloaded over 15 …

WordPress 3.2 Ready to Roll Out – IE6 ‘No Longer’ Supported

WordPress 3.2 is releasing very soon!, the dev team posted the minimum requirements for the latest upcoming version:

“As of 3.2, you’ll need to be running PHP 5.2.4 and MySQL 5.0. — make sure you’re running compatible versions of PHP and MySQL before you update tomorrow when WordPress 3.2 is released.”

WordPress for webOS Now Available for the HP TouchPad Tablet

“WordPress for webOS” for the HP TouchPad with support for more webOS 3.0 devices coming in the future is now available for download as on Junly 1st, announced the WordPress.com blog.

“It’s the first official WordPress app to have a full featured WYSIWYG post editor. The app has been translated to all languages …

WordPress 3.1.4 Maintenance and Security Update and 3.2 Release Candidate 3 Released

WordPress 3.1.4 and 3.2 RC3 are now available for download.

“WordPress 3.1.4 is maintenance and security update for all previous versions. This release fixes an issue that could allow a malicious Editor-level user to gain further access to the site,” informs WordPress dev team.

“Version 3.1.4 also incorporates several other security …

WordPress.org ‘Password Resets’ Due to Compromised ‘AddThis, WPtouch, W3 Total Cache’ Plugins

WordPress.org reporting that they’ve noticed suspicious commits to several popular plugins (AddThis, WPtouch, and W3 Total Cache) containing cleverly disguised backdoors.

‘We determined the commits were not from the authors, rolled them back, pushed updates to the plugins, and shut down access to the plugin repository while we looked for anything else unsavory,” …

Google Webmaster Tools Now Warning Users About Outdated WordPress Software

Google Webmaster Tools begin sending notification to those who are running outdated WordPress installations to update them to the latest version.

The e-mail or message in WMT tells you your site appears to be running an older version of WordPress and that you should update because otherwise your site may be vulnerable to …

WordPress.com Introduces ‘Custom Design’ Tool for Personalizing Your Blog

WordPress.com introduced “Custom Design,” a powerful new tool that combines easy to use, code-free font selection from Typekit and a beautiful CSS editing interface.

Both — Fonts and CSS–are avilable under Appearance ? Custom Design in the dashboard.

Font Editor provides a visual preview of your blog with over 50 gorgeous …

Now Post Comments on WordPress.com Using ‘WordPress, Twitter and Facebook’ Accounts

Following in the footsteps of commenting system platforms Echo, Disqus and Intense Debate, WordPress.com has launched WordPress, Twitter and Facebook authorization and identity systems to leave comments on their bloggin service.

Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg tells that the Twitter and Facebook comments are a lot more “flexible” than just Twitter and Facebook.

WordPress 3.1.3 Security Release and WordPress 3.2 Beta 2 Now Available!

WordPress dev team today announced the release of WordPress 3.1.3 and WordPress 3.2 Beta 2.

3.1.3 is a security update for all previous versions. It contains the following security fixes and enhancements:

  • Various security hardening
  • Taxonomy query hardening
  • Prevent sniffing out user names of non-authors by …

Microsoft: Thank you, WordPress for Joining IE6’s Demise Across the Globe

Microsoft said a big thank you to WordPress for the decision to dump support for Internet Explorer 6. Last week on May 19, WordPress dropped support for IE6 and joined the hundreds of other web sites that’re working to move enterprises and consumers alike to a modern browser platform.

“The additional developer work …

WordPress 3.2, Beta 1 Lands with ‘Performance Improvements, Distraction-free Writing’ and More!

WordPress dev team today released the WordPress 3.2, Beta 1. As always, this is software still in development and is not recommend that you run it on a production site — set up a test site just to play with the new version.

“If all goes well, we hope to release WordPress 3.2 …