A new security alert reporting a WP Super Cache vulnerability has been reported. This is a serious security flaw and requires an immediate update of this popular plugin. The plugin code has been patched to correct the problem. Please update to version 1.4.4.
A Google Analytics by Yoast security update has been released. Yoast announced the update as soon as the problem was discovered and fixed. If you are using Google Analytics by Yoast on your WordPress site, please update ASAP to the latest version.
A Gravity Forms security vulnerability has been reported. If you are using Gravity Forms, update immediately to the latest version 1.8.20. The security flaw in older versions allows anyone to upload any type of file to the server.
The release of WordPress 4.1.1 last week went very smoothly and has caused me to re-examine my rule of waiting for the first patch before upgrading to a new point release. The last several updates have gone very well and reduced the need to wait for that first patch. While patches used to routinely show up after a couple of weeks, the last several have
Today's WordPress 4.0 release is named in honor of jazz great Benny Goodman. Featuring new embedding capabilities and an improved editing experience, this is another evolutionary step in WordPress development. You may want to be a bit cautious about upgrading just yet, however...