Author Archives: Anne McCarthy

WordPress 4.3.1 Security Release

WordPress version 4.3.1 was released today, which is a security update for all previous WordPress versions. This version of WordPress addresses three issues, including two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and a potential privilege escalation. (CVE-2015-5714). WordPress 4.3.1 also fixes twenty-six bugs! You can read the full announcement … Continue reading

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Interview with WordPress.org’s Security Czar, Nikolay Bachiyski

At WordCamp Europe 2015 , Matt Mullenweg named Nikolay Bachiyski the first Security Czar for the WordPress project . With over 10 years of experience contributing to the WordPress project, Nikolay is a great fit and has embraced the role. … Continue reading

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Celebrating 5 Years of VaultPress

It’s VaultPress’ 5th birthday this week! In his post on June 29, 2010 — one of the first posts ever on this blog — Matt announced that we had sent out the very first Golden Ticket invites to VaultPress. In … Continue reading

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VaultPress Customer Stories: WP Daily Themes

Peter Nilsson started WP Daily Themes to initially write about themes and plugins but, in recent years, it has grown beyond his expectations. In his words, “Now we have many of the leading writers and experts in the WordPress community contributing with … Continue reading

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FAQs About FTP, SFTP, and SSH Credentials

Adding credentials for your site has huge benefits when you’re using VaultPress. It lets you restore your site, allows us to help you further if you run into issues, and overall improves the performance of the VaultPress plugin. What are these … Continue reading

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