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Save the date, Wordpress 4.6 coming Tuesday, August 16
Posted by Brendan D on 01 August 2016 03:36 PM

Wordpress 4.6 is coming with a swag of improvements!

Shiny Updates in WordPress 4.6

This will make the update screen of apps a little cleaner without the distracting redirection screens.

Native System Fonts in WordPress Admin Area

Wordpress will go back to using their own fonts instead of using a third-party font in the admin area which increased the load time.

These are the system fonts that will be used in WordPress admin area on different platforms and environments.

  • Apple-system for Safari and Firefox on macOS and iOS
  • Helvetica Neue on macOS prior to 10.11
  • BlinkMacSystemFont for Google Chrome on macOS
  • Segoe UI for Windows
  • Roboto for Android and Chrome OS
  • Oxygen-Sans for KDE
  • Ubuntu for Ubuntu
  • Cantarell for GNOME
  • sans-serif, the standard fallback

Note: This change only affects the UI elements of WordPress admin area. It will not content areas like post editor which uses your theme’s editor stylesheet for fonts.


Editor Improvements in 4.6


  • Improved Auto save in Post editor
  • Highlights of broken links in post.


And there will be more under the hood improvements in Wordpress to make it safer and faster!


Remember to login into your Wordpress site on Tuesday, August 16 and update.

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Wordpress 4.5 released
Posted by Brendan D on 13 April 2016 01:26 PM

WordPress 4.5 arrives with editing improvements, custom logos, and responsive previews

Version 4.5 of WordPress, named “Coleman” in honor of jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.5 help streamline your  workflow, whether you’re writing or building your site. today launched WordPress 4.5, which adds a slew of new features to the blog management tool to “streamline your workflow, whether you’re writing or building your site.” You can download the new release now from (8.0MB).

To update your current website, simply log in to your Wordpress interface www.( and select updates

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Joomla! 3.4.8 is now available and 0-day exploit found.
Posted by Brendan D on 14 January 2016 04:46 PM

Hostingbay recommends that all Joomla users update to the current version of Joomla as a Zero day exploit has been found (source:


Joomla 3.4.8 fixes some issues found in the 3.4.7 release on Monday to do with browser sessions. All reported bugs from the 3.4.7 update have been fixed in this release:

For known issues with the 3.4.8 release, see the Version 3.4.8 FAQ in the documentation site.. Please note that it is expected that you will be logged out as soon as the update is complete.

The Production Leadership Team's goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community. Learn more about Joomla development at the Joomla Developer Network.

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WordPress 4.4.1 Security and Maintenance Release
Posted by Brendan D on 14 January 2016 04:33 PM

WordPress 4.4.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.4 and earlier are affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability that could allow a site to be compromised. This was reported by Crtc4L. There were also several non-security bug fixes.


There were also several non-security bug fixes:

  • Emoji support has been updated to include all of the latest emoji characters, including the new diverse emoji! 
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Wordpress 4.3 "Billie" released
Posted by Brendan Duncan on 20 August 2015 12:42 PM

Last night Wordpress 4.3 was released, along with a number of improvements also a number of security improvments. We urgue all customers that are using Wordpress to please update your wordpress and plugins. Below are links on how to update your wordpress and plugins and the article from Wordpress on how to do that.


how to update your Wordpress


Word press 4.3 "Billie"



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