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WordPress Security…

With all the recent press about global brute force attacks on WordPress I decided to install the Better WP Security plugin last Sunday. It includes loads of security features, including the big ones mentioned in the recent attacks: Changing the name of the “admin” user. Changing the ID of your renamed admin user. Changing the [...]




How to Change the WordPress Table Prefix

Assuming my current WordPress prefix was “wp_” and I wanted to change it to “banana_”, then I would do the following… Take a backup of your database and file system. Remember, if you screw up and trash your blog you will thank yourself for the extra time you spent doing this! Amend the “$table_prefix” setting [...]




WordPress 3.5.1 Released…

WordPress 3.5.1 has been released. The changelog and downloads are in the usual places. I’ve just done the auto-upgrade with no problems. Happy upgrading. Cheers Tim…




WordPress 3.5…

WordPress 3.5 has landed. You can download it from the usual place. The auto update went fine on all five blogs I manage (they are not all mine ). Happy upgrading! Cheers Tim…




WordPress 3.4.2 Released…

WordPress 3.4.2 has been released. You can see the bug fixes in the changelog and download from the usual place. Happy upgrading. Cheers Tim…




WordPress 3.4.1 Released…

WordPress 3.4.1 has been released. You can see the updates in this maintenance release here. Happy upgrading. Cheers Tim…




WordPress 3.4 Released…

WordPress 3.4 has been released. You can download it here, or use the automatic update for existing blogs. Cheers Tim…




WordPress 3.3.2…

WordPress 3.3.2 is out. It’s a maintenance release, so you can see the changelog for the fixes. WordPress 3.4 is knocking at the door, so you can expect another upgrade to follow soon when it moves out of beta. Cheers Tim…




WordPress 3.3.1 Released…

WordPress 3.3.1 has been released. The release notes are here. Cheers Tim…




WordPress 3.3 Released…

WordPress 3.3 is now live and ready for download. The automatic upgrade was as smooth as ever. A couple of themes needed to be upgraded too. The menus are a little different and there is now a new persistent dashboard header, but it all seems like business as usual for the casual blogger like me. [...]