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WordPress 2.8.1 Released

by Eric Pena on July 10, 2009 has finally released WordPress 2.8.1 fixing several bugs in 2.8, tightens security for plugin administration pages (certain plugins could be viewed by unprivileged users), and a host of other changes such as the following: Certain themes were calling get_categories() in such a way that it would fail in 2.8. 2.8.1 works around this so […]


Google Analytics Plugin Problem in WordPress 2.8

by Eric Pena on June 11, 2009

WordPress 2.8 “Baker” is now available for download. If your upgrading from a previous version, you should do an Automatic Upgrade from the wp-admin of your WordPress blog or site. WordPress 2.8 looks and feels like 2.7 but with many improvements to themes, widgets, taxonomies, and overall speed. There are over 790 bug fixes. This […]


My New Blog Theme: Thesis for WordPress

by Eric Pena on May 31, 2009

Hey, it’s been a year since I moved my blog from to and I felt it’s also time to change how it looks. The old theme called “Statement” from has served me well despite the birth pains of customization and monetization that face most noob bloggers. The good news is, I won’t […]

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WordPress 2.6.1 Released

by Eric Pena on August 17, 2008

WordPress 2.6.1 is a maintenance release for those already using ver. 2.6. This means bugs have been fixed although there are still some lurking around particularly in the post editor, like certain custom characters are not recognized. Those with older versions, are recommended to make an upgrade due to some neat and useful features added […]


If you have been manually upgrading your WordPress to a new version, you normally would follow the Three Step Upgrade guide from It isn’t difficult enough to do a manual upgrade, but there are easier and faster ways to do it. If you have signed up with a web hosting provider that includes a […]


WordPress 2.6 : Download It Now!

by Eric Pena on July 15, 2008

Finally, WordPress 2.6 is now available. Version 2.6 is named “Tyner” in honor of jazz pianist McCoy Tyner. As I have mentioned in one of my posts, there are a number of new features that were included in this release making WordPress a powerful CMS. Check out this video from the Development Team to […]


WordPress 2.6 Almost Ready for Release

by Eric Pena on July 2, 2008

Image from WordPress 2.5.1 is such a major version upgrade that I haven’t had the time to explore all its features yet, and now version 2.6 is almost ready for release. According to Ryan Boren, lead developer of WordPress, they are expecting for a mid-July release. The following are some of the new features […]


One of the most useful features of is the Blog Stats. Although, there are similar plug-ins one can use for the self-hosted WordPress blog, I still prefer the simple and less overwhelming stats from So I was happy to know that there exists a plug-in exactly like that for my self-hosted blog.


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by Eric Pena on June 7, 2008

First of all, welcome to my new blog! So, this is my first entry as a newbie to blogging outside of the comforts of Creating a blog that you can have control of, from editing and creating themes to monetizing it, is not as difficult as I initially thought. It is rather a pleasant […]

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