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.
So you’re worried about spam bots attacking your site. You must have heard of CAPTCHA. Maybe even implemented it with the hope that it will stop those spam bots.
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. WP Super Cache creates a static file of your post and displays this to the viewer. As a result, any PHP code that is present in your WordPress blog template is executed only once and the cached file is then served to your visitor.
The initial version of Top 10 used PHP to record the page views as well as display them and so using WP Super Cache ensured that both of these would never increment.
Here’s how you go about it.
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.
Jeffro raised a point of reformating your blog for WordPress 2.7. I’ve been blogging with WordPress since late 2003 and have been the blog software go through tonnes of upgrades.
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.
Simple Machines has just released a security patch for SMF. This release addresses a cross-site scripting vulnerability in the search function. The fix for the 1.