Episode 20: WordPress 2.1.1 Contains Some Bad Mojo!
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||Mindless Banter: Charles’ hard disk failed and yet he managed to launch Podcast Planning on the Podango Podcast Mastery Network. David returned from Northern Voice, having met bloggers Robert Scoble and Lloyd Budd.
||News: WordPress 2.0.9 and 2.1.1 released.
||News: WordPress 2.1.1 compromised, update to 2.1.2 ASAP!
||News: WordPress.com is now an OpenID provider.
||Plug-In: BookCover v1.1 displays a book’s cover using its ISBN number.
||Plug-In: Ultimate Google Analytics v1.5.3 lets you track your blog pages using Google Analytics without having to hard-code your tracker in each theme’s files. You can even track downloads and ignore your own log-ins to the WordPress admin pages.
||Plug-In ImageShack Uploader v1.0.1b allows you to upload images to ImageShack, a free and easy-to-use hosting service which allows you to share your images with others, from your post screen and to insert them, along with the thumbnail, into your post with a few clicks.
||Plug-In: OpenID v86 lets visitors to a WordPress blog quickly register, login, and leave comments using their OpenID Identity.
||Plug-In: MarketingTrick v 1.0 gives access to full text of posts only to registered users, but also has some additional functionalities other than just to force users to register/login: You can specify a time delay before showing full text to not-registered(or logged) users; You can allow bots (google, yahoo, msn, archive etc) to view your full text always; You can show the short text in full text mode to not-registered users; and you can set the text that is displayed before the login form.
||Feedback: Jeremy Visser corrects my mispronunciation of LaTeX.
||Feedback: Erik J. Barzeski complains that Gravatar is still having problems.
||Feedback: Lloyd Budd tells us the new Blogger Importer is in the trunk.
||Feedback: Dave Shepard found the keystrokes necessary to bring up the additional editing features in WordPress v2.1 confusing and different in different operating systems. (And David continues to say OSX as “Mac OS X”.)
||Feedback: Gene Desepoli inquires about the Tarski theme, which, until recently, was the theme used on the blog here.
||Feedback: Alex Neihaus compliments us on the podcast, particularly our coverage of the permalink migration plug-in.
||Open Question: David wonders aloud, “Whatever happened with the KnowNow Enterprise Edition of WordPress?”
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