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Setting up a WordPress development environment on your hosted server

If you are running WordPress but you don’t do your development and testing on a separate development copy then this article is for you. This, the second in a series of articles on WordPress security, will discuss how to set up a copy of WordPress on your hosted server for development and testing. In the […]

Setting up a local WordPress development environment

This is the first in a series of How To articles that take you through the steps you should follow to ensure you have a stable and secure WordPress platform. In this article I am going to discuss the steps you should follow to set up a local instance of WordPress for development and testing.

WordCamp Raleigh 2010

WordCamp Raleigh 2010

For those of you who haven’t heard, WordCamp is coming to Raleigh in May. The inaugural event of WordCamp Raleigh has been scheduled for Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd May and will be held at the Raleigh Sheraton Hotel in downtown Raleigh. We are very excited to be involved in this event and we expect […]

All in One SEO Pack Backwards Compatibility

All in One SEO Pack currently supports quite a number of older versions of WordPress.  This isn’t necessarily a pain to keep up, but does require extra code as well as additional testing.  Potentially even more significant are the security implications.  Justin Tadlock wrote an insightful post about whether plugins and theme authors should force […]

Media Temple Hacked

Earlier today, or a few weeks ago, depending on the Media Temple representative you talk to, it’s become known that someone hacked Media Temple.  They’ve tried blaming it on WordPress, old passwords, outdated/inadequate security measures… In the meantime, you may want to think about switching to a real WordPress web hosting company.

Why we all have to enable All in One SEO Pack with each update

Plugin developers always have to contend with questions that start with “why.” It’s no different here, with All In One SEO Pack, and I’m here to give everyone a small peek into the decision-making process that goes into why the plugin behaves the way it does. We’re familiar with the complaint: “Another update? Now I […]

How often should AIOSEOP be updated?

Our users of All in One SEO Pack spoke, and we listened.  Some users send emails commenting that updates are released too often, and some remark that the new features, bugfixes, etc aren’t released soon enough.  Let us know what you think! [poll id=”2″] After you vote, click the link below to discuss this in […]

All in One SEO Pack Must be Configured

All in One SEO Pack Must be Configured

At the start of the weekend, we released the 1.6.x version of All in One SEO Pack.  This is a major upgrade, with numerous improvements, bugfixes, feature enhancements, and increased functionality.  This version is months in the making, with the last month or so dedicated almost completely to testing, with dozens of volunteers from around […]

All in One SEO Pack NEW CMS Features

All in One SEO Pack NEW CMS Features

As many of you know, WordPress is no longer just a tool for blogging. It’s a great solution to use as a Content Management System. If you’re a webmaster who wants all of the easy of use of WordPress and control abilities, but require a CMS solution, WordPress is a great option. When you want […]

New Support Forum

We’ll now be providing support for All in One SEO Pack, WP Security Scan, and SMS Text Message on our new Support Forums.  This can also be a place to discuss general WordPress topics, SEO issues, etc.  We feel that this will provide an even higher level of support to the users of our plugins, […]