Merry Christmas, Now Patch Your WordPress Sites!

Thanks to the release of http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2012/Dec/242 on Christmas Eve, I’ve spent my holiday working security for several sites. This exploit allows an attacker to take advantage of the “open” nature of W3 Total Cache’s cache files to extract password hashes from the database cache. I agree with Jason on this – why did the author ofContinue reading “Merry Christmas, Now Patch Your WordPress Sites!”

Rewrite WP Attachment Images on the Fly

At first, this may not seem to have any real-world use, but consider this: You need to set up an independent development environment for your site, and you’d rather not copy gigabytes of files from your production server’s wp-content directory. Without the following function, keeping everything synced could turn into another full-time job, especially ifContinue reading “Rewrite WP Attachment Images on the Fly”

The Greatest Creation of my Life | Week 27

It has again been quite a while since I’ve written about our baby, mainly because up until now there hasn’t been much to say! It seems to me that it has been as normal a pregnancy as possible. We’re getting close now! The third trimester is here and we’re starting to actually prepare for theContinue reading “The Greatest Creation of my Life | Week 27”