Automating WordPress updates with wp-cli

For some time it’s been possible to automatically update the core of WordPress, ensuring that you get the latest security and bug fixes promptly. However, this functionality hasn’t been extended …

WordPress to Jekyll

As mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been looking to move sites where I’m not soliciting comments away from WordPress and into a static publishing platform. As part of this …

WordPress 4.3 released

A new version of WordPress was released early this week, taking the blogging software up to 4.3 (codename ‘Billie’). There doesn’t seem to be a lot of ‘wow’ factors in …

WordPress 4.2.4 released

WordPress 4.2.4 has been released and includes six fixes for various security holes, ranging from cross-site scripting to SQL injection. As always with security releases, you should update as soon …

WordPress 4.2.3 released

WordPress 4.2.3 was released today. It includes a number of security fixes, including a critical cross-site scripting vulnerability, and therefore all users are advised to update as soon as possible. …

Playing with Jekyll

As mentioned in a previous post, I’ve been looking at my WordPress sites and trying to work out which ones I can convert into static sites. Handling 10+ upgrades each …

Static sites with Templer

I run a lot of personal and professional sites for my own activities, and until recently I’d used WordPress to manage the content on them. However, this feltĀ a bit wasteful …

WordPress 3.9.2 released

A new version of WordPress has been released this week: 3.9.2. This is a security release, so everyone is urged to update as soon as possible. There are no database …

WordPress 3.9

A new release of WordPress has come out in the past fortnight, taking the blogging software up to version 3.9. I’ve finished upgrading my sites and haven’t noticed much of …