Author Archives: John Ford

About John Ford

@farmstandapp co-founder, @studioboro co-founder, compulsive traveler, lover of healthy living. I'm making things I love.

Vulnerability Found in timthumb.php

Yesterday we learned of a vulnerability in a popular image resizing library called TimThumb, which is used in many WordPress themes and plugins. The vulnerability was first reported by Mark Maunder in a post on his blog, and has been … Continue reading

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New Connection Error Alerts

We’ve just enabled a new feature for all VaultPress customers that will now automatically notify you via email when we detect a connection error between VaultPress and your site. We’ve identified a number of common issues that can cause a … Continue reading

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New VaultPress Account Tools

We’ve just turned on a brand new accounts page for all VaultPress customers. Previously, you had to email us to change your credit card information, request a receipt, upgrade your plan, and so on. Now you can manage your VaultPress … Continue reading

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Touring the VaultPress Dashboard

I’m John, one of the developers of VaultPress. As we continue to add features to VaultPress, we plan to post screencasts to give everyone a better picture of what’s going on. For our first screencast, I’ve put together a quick … Continue reading

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Behind the curtain

We know you’ve been craving more information on the inner workings of VaultPress and what you get after signing up. VaultPress is an intricate system that does more than just back up your site. The VaultPress plugin uses WordPress hooks … Continue reading

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