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WordPress 4.8 Release Candidate

May 26th, 2017

The release candidate for WordPress 4.8 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 4.8 on Thursday, June 8, but we need your help to get there. If you haven’t tested 4.8 yet,…

WordPress 4.8 Beta 2

May 23rd, 2017

WordPress 4.8 Beta 2 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 4.8, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can…

WordPress 4.7.5 Security and Maintenance Release

May 17th, 2017

WordPress 4.7.5 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.7.4 and earlier are affected by six security issues: Insufficient redirect validation in the HTTP class. Reported by Ronni Skansing. Improper handling of post meta data values in the XML-RPC…

WordPress Now on HackerOne

May 15th, 2017

WordPress has grown a lot over the last thirteen years – it now powers more than 27% of the top ten million sites on the web. During this growth, each team has worked hard to continually improve their tools and processes. Today, the WordPress Security Team is happy to announce that WordPress is now officially…

WordPress 4.8 Beta 1

May 13th, 2017

We’re planning a smaller WP release early next month, bringing in three major enhancements: An improved visual editor experience, with a new TinyMCE that allows you navigate more intuitively in and out of inline elements like links. (Try it out to see, it’s hard to describe.) A revamp of the dashboard news widget to bring…

The Process for Evolving Community Governance

May 5th, 2017

Discover > Plan > Build > Iterate There comes a time when we must all recognize that what got us here won’t get us there. Now is that time for Drupal. The governance models that were put in place to support the needs of the community years ago are no longer working as well as…

Call for a Team Leader & Assistant Team Leader – Joomla! User Experience Team

May 4th, 2017

The Joomla! User Experience Team is looking for Joomla! Users with leadership and UX skills to lead and co-lead the team.

Supporting the next evolution of Drupal’s Community Governance

April 21st, 2017

TL;DR: Both the community and Dries Buytaert, Project Lead, see a need to evolve Drupal community governance. The Drupal Association can help in a support role. We will start by hosting mediated community discussions so everyone around the world can participate, be heard and understood, and share their ideas. Creating a new governance model will…

WordPress 4.7.4 Maintenance Release

April 20th, 2017

After almost sixty million downloads of WordPress 4.7, we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of WordPress 4.7.4, a maintenance release. This release contains 47 maintenance fixes and enhancements, chief among them an incompatibility between the upcoming Chrome version and the visual editor, inconsistencies in media handling, and further improvements to the REST API. For a…

Drupal Core – Critical – Access Bypass – SA-CORE-2017-002

April 19th, 2017

Advisory ID: DRUPAL-SA-CORE-2017-002 Project: Drupal core Version: 8.x Date: 2017-April-19 CVEID: CVE-2017-6919 Security risk: 17/25 ( Critical) AC:Basic/A:User/CI:All/II:All/E:Theoretical/TD:Default Vulnerability: Access bypass Description This is a critical access bypass vulnerability. A site is only affected by this if all of the following conditions are met: The site has the RESTful Web Services (rest) module enabled. The…

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