This week brought a surprising discovery that the latest version of WordPress had been invaded by someone directly on the server and malicious code inserted. The result was a request that everyone do a mandatory update of WordPress and to help spread the word. WordPress.com had a furry of activity around it as well, with upgrades and new features aimed at many bloggers with more than one blog on WordPress.com, or no blogs, just a WordPress.com account. WordPress Plugins are still being released at an amazing pace bringing an amazing variety of add-ons to your WordPress blogs.
WordPress 2.1.2 Mandatory Upgrade: As was reported last week, the latest upgrade of WordPress was attacked from a server breach and everyone was incredibly helpful in spreading the world that a new replacement and updated (and better protected) version is now available. This is a mandatory full upgrade. Due to the nature of the new version, there are no upgrade only files available. Don’t wait. Do this now. [Read more…]