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[23 Oct 2014 | One Comment | ]

Few days back my hosting company send me a warning that disk space consumption on my server has hit 80%. I was shocked because no new client came on board. I became worried thinking if my server has been compromised or any account on the box has been hacked! I instantly logged into the server and tried to figure out the domain consuming disk space more than the allocated quota. Once I was able to figure out the domain, I instantly started analyzing it’s disk consumption folder wise. All this …

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[11 Apr 2014 | One Comment | ]

WordPress 3.9 is due for release in mid-April. While the RC 1 was released last week, we take a look at some improved / new exciting features of WordPress 3.9:

Updated TinyMCE – The software powering the visual editor has been updated to 4.0 (latest version).
Added widget management to live previews –  You can now test editing, adding, and rearranging widgets.
Ability to upload, crop, and manage header images, without needing to leave the preview.
Drag-and-drop images – Now, you can drag drop images directly onto the editor to upload them.
Improved image editing capabilities – Making changes …

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[24 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]

In a recent announcement WordPress team has announced that version 3.2 of WordPress will not support PHP 4 and MySQL 4. WordPress 3.1, which is due in late 2010, will be the last version of WordPress to support PHP 4.
WordPress 3.2, due in the first half of 2011, the minimum required PHP version will be raised to 5.2. The new required MySQL version for WordPress 3.2 will be 5.0.15.
Since the vast majority of WordPress users are using PHP 5.2 and it offers substantial improvements over earlier PHP 5 releases. It …

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[18 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]

WordPress 3.0, codenamed “Thelonious”, the thirteenth major release of WordPress and the culmination of half a year of work by 218 contributors, is now available for download. Major new features in this release include a new sexy default theme called Twenty Ten (2010). Theme developers have new APIs that allow them to easily implement custom backgrounds, headers, shortlinks, menus (no more file editing), post types, and taxonomies. Twenty Ten theme shows all of that off for ease of use. Developers and network admins …

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[11 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

The latest version of WordPress, version 2.8 “Baker” (named in honor of noted trumpeter and vocalist Chet Baker), has been released on Wednesday, 10 June, 2009 as scheduled. It has several improvements to themes, widgets, taxonomies, and overall speed along with over 790 bugs fixed.
Visually 2.8 doesn’t look much different from 2.7, however once you start digging dip, you’ll notice and begin to appreciate the changes.

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[21 Jan 2008 | No Comment | ]

Today, wordpress.com made an announcement to upgrade free upload space by 6o times from 50mb to 3000mb for all wordpress blogs hosted on it. This upgrade will give its’ users freedom to blog rich media withour having to worry about storage space left in their wordpress account. To remind you 1GB paid space at a normal web hosting company costs approx. $300 per year.