If you’re looking to secure your WordPress wp-admin folder, then adding an additional layer of password protection goes a long way in helping this. You can either manually code the .htaccess file or get hold of the AskApache Password Protect Plugin to automate the process.
WLTC is hosting the second WordPress Plugin Competition Rules and Details All code must be GPL Running time for competition = 2 months starting the 1st of June till the 31st of July. True Wordpress plugins only. No manual modifications can be required of users.
All this month of April, the folks at Weblog Tools Collection will be taking up a single plugin every day and reviewing it in detail. The purpose is to highlight some of the outstanding (for various reasons) plugins available today as well as provide a means for the WordPress community to tell the authors what they actually want. The series began on Monday and you can expect six posts a week (Sunday is the weekly off).
The WordPress Blog announced the release of the official Plugin Directory. Currently the primary place I use to look for plugins is WP-Plugins.net.
I have just updated my Open Picture Window Plugin for WordPress. The only update is the much requested Quick Tags button. The plugin still doesn’t have a button for the WYSIWYG editor.