Matthias Kretschmann has developed a template for designing your own icons for the admin area of WordPress. This is very useful for plugin and theme developers looking to add new icons to their new menus. Icons are also used when you have custom post types on your blog.
Early this morning, I released Top 10 - A Page Counter and Popular Posts plugin for WordPress. I detailed my experience while designing this plugin. The major problem that I faced while working with this plugin was with WP Super Cache.
While WordPress plugins are really useful, you don't need plugins always to add certain features to your themes. Here are a few code snippets you can add to your theme files to display recent posts, random posts and recent comments. Recent Posts The following code will enclose the latest 10 posts in an unordered list.
WordPress 2.6.1 was released two days back.
The Gallery team has just released v1.5.5.
Secunia Advisories reports that Kacper has found a vulnerability in the Spider Friendly module for phpBB The vulnerability is reported in version 1.3.10 of the module, with the possibility that other versions may also be affected.