This is one of the hardest decisions I had to make when it comes to Dev4Press: Dev4Press will no longer make or sell themes for WordPress. From now on, the primary focus is on WordPress premium plugins.
Before we get to methods to fight comment spam, it is very important to understand how spammers and spambots work, what methods they use, what types of comments they are posting.
WordPress Plugin Development Cookbook book is published by Packt Publishing and written by Yannick Lefebvre. Book contains 80 practical step-by-step problems with easy to follow solutions to most common problems developer can have when creating plugin for WordPress.
Major update for Dev4Press Updater is here, and 2.0 version brings rewrite of the big parts of the install and upgrade procedure to solve problems on restrictive server setups, improves plugin core and adds new panels for news and promotions, and improves overall visual experience.
WordPress 3.4 Beta was released next week, and it is a good time to see what to expect from new version. Right from the start, I must say that I am disappointed with current development of WordPress and that this new version makes even previous WordPress 3.3 looks good.
New Lite version is released with updates for WordPress 3.3 and improvements in plugin loading and optimization. There are some cosmetic changes in this version, minor changes in the core for registration of post types and taxonomies and improvements to readme file.
New WordPress is here, and it is first major release in the past 3 years I have mixed feelings about. It has several interesting features for developers, but it doesn’t offer anything that important for most WordPress users, with a small drop in the overall performance on admin side.
WordPress now has 4 versions in 3.x line. With slow adoption rate for previous two major versions, despite great 3.2 release, question is will the new WordPress 3.3 manage to persuade users to upgrade? This benchmark will try to give, at least, partial answer to that.