WordPress Security Vulnerability and the update to WordPress 4.2 is Out!

Yousef Announcement, Blogging, Wordpress 0 Comments

I just received email from Envato regarding an XSS security vulnerability affecting multiple wordpress plugins and themes! These are some of the plugins currently affected : “The official WordPress Official Documentation (Codex) for these functions was not very clear and misled many plugin developers to use them in an insecure way. The developers assumed that these functions would escape the …

Back with a New theme and Mentality!

Yousef Blogging, Computers, Technology 0 Comments

One of the main reasons I kind of stopped blogging for a while was the fact that I felt it took too much effort to post on my blog, ever since I changed my theme (which I Loved) it made life more difficult when it came to posting. The front end (the part you see) was very user friendly and …

الطريقة السهلة للتحويل بين الكتابة في العربية و الانجيليزية في الوردبرس

admin Arabic, Blogging, Internet, Plugins, Tutorials, Wordpress 0 Comments

بما انني في صدد تركيب الاجزاء المختلقة التي سوف ابني فيها مدونتي اردت ان اشرح سريعا كيفية اضافة الازرار التي تسمح لكم بتحويل اتجاه الكتابة في الوردبرس الانجليزي الاصدار 3.9 +. اولا الذهاب الى Plugins البحث عن :  TinyMCE Advanced واختيار Install  ثم Activate Plugin البحث عن : WP-RTL و اختيار Install ثم Activate Plugin و من ثم الذهاب الى Settings -> …

New WordPress 3.9 Update

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  On April  16 WordPress released WordPress 3.9 “Jimmy Smith’ update, it showcased many different updates that make it easier to edit and view your final post and its layout before publishing.    This video sums up the main differences you will be noticing with the update :  http://youtu.be/LekIplEGho8   The following are the main changes that took place :  …

Akismet is Down!

Dude Bloggers, Books, Internet 0 Comments

This morning I woke up to my phone receiving tons and tons of emails, one after the other. I decided to check the status of Akismet (one of the best spam blocking engines for wordpress), on the blog we weren’t able to connect to the server, Akismet’s website and blog don’t mention any outages, however the website : http://status.automattic.com/9931/136079/Akismet-API specifies that there …

The Technical Side of Blogging – Part 2: Using Spam Filters

Dude Bloggers, Education, General, Technology 4 Comments

Spam filters in a blog are as important as your AC filter. If you don’t have it you’ll have all sorts of trash and ads and spam messages in your comments. Wouldn’t that mean you’ll have a lot of comments? Ofcourse it will show as if you have 100’s of 1000’s of comments, but all of them will only generate …