The majority of the news around WordPress this week has hovered between the release of WordPress 2.1 (installation advice below) and the security patch release of WordPress 2.0.7 after a known security flaw was exploited and some popular WordPress blogs were hacked.
WordPress 2.1 News
WordPress 2.1 is named after Ella Fitzgerald, the amazing singer renown for her famous 3-octave range and how she changed the jazz world forever. All major WordPress releases are named after famous jazz musicians, and this is the first woman to make the list.
Ryan Boren announced the release of the WordPress 2.1 Release Candidate late last week, and the WordPress 2.1 final public release came out on schedule, Monday. Expect a lot of reports from your favorite blog on how they handled their WordPress 2.1 upgrade. [Read more…]