WordPress 4.4 Release Candidate

November 26th, 2015

The release candidate for WordPress 4.4 is now available. RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WordPress 4.4 on Tuesday, December 8, but we need your help to get there. If you haven’t tested 4.4 yet,…

CVE-2015-8027 Denial of Service Vulnerability / CVE-2015-6764 V8 Out-of-bounds Access Vulnerability

November 26th, 2015

This announcement is for: CVE-2015-8027: a high-impact denial of service vulnerability CVE-2015-6764: a low-impact V8 out-of-bounds access vulnerability CVE-2015-8027 Denial of Service Vulnerability Description and CVSS Score A bug exists in Node.js, all versions of v0.12.x through to v5.x inclusive, whereby an external attacker can cause a denial of service. The severity of this issue…

Continuing to make it easier for Enterprise customers to upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 — and Windows 10

November 23rd, 2015

Helping our Enterprise customers stay up-to-date with the latest version of the browser is a top priority for Microsoft. This is particularly important for Windows 7 customers who should upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 by January 12, 2016 to continue receiving security updates and technical support. We understand many customers have web apps and services…

Grunt, Rebooted

November 19th, 2015

Grunt is one of the best-known and most popular task runners in the web developer’s toolkit. Now that this project has joined the jQuery Foundation, we’re looking to get the project rolling again. Ben Alman, the creator of Grunt, is looking for contributors who can take over the reigns. The team could use some help…

Drupal 8.0.0 released

November 19th, 2015

Today we released Drupal 8.0.0, the first fully supported release of Drupal 8! This is the biggest update ever to Drupal, our open source content management platform. Here are just a few of the hundreds of improvements in Drupal 8: In-context, what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) editing and previews Comprehensive content modeling out of the box with entities,…

Progressive Web Apps Are the Future

November 19th, 2015

The two-day Chrome Dev Summit at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View is a wrap! Vadim and I had a great time attending the summit, and this year, I even had the pleasure to share the stage with Alex Russell (thank you!) to speak about Progressive Web Apps, and specifically web manifests, which we’ve recently shipped…

Protecting Microsoft Edge against binary injection

November 17th, 2015

In May, we announced that Microsoft Edge was saying goodbye to binary extensibility models such as ActiveX and Browser Helper Objects. This change made browsing in Windows faster, more secure, and more stable than ever, while paving the way for better interoperability with other browsers and modern extension models. Those improvements are at risk, however,…

Introducing EdgeHTML 13, our first platform update for Microsoft Edge

November 16th, 2015

Last week, the first major update for Windows 10 began rolling out to over 110 million devices, including improvements in all aspects of the platform and experience. This update brings Microsoft Edge’s rendering engine to EdgeHTML 13, which Windows Insiders have been previewing for the last few months. When we first introduced Microsoft Edge as “Project… Migrates Content and File Delivery to Fastly

November 16th, 2015

We are so stoked to announce our partnership with Fastly. Fastly is now serving up all of our traffic from the * domain Drupal sites and related services. is big and its services handle over 1.5 billion requests per month; this is a massive amount of traffic for an open source project. Every…

WordPress 4.4 Beta 4

November 12th, 2015

WordPress 4.4 Beta 4 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.4, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can…