Curing a Critical Security Bug

A WordCamp US this year, I spoke about the Trojan Emoji security bug, which we fixed in¬†WordPress 4.1.2. In particular, I went through how we came to wrap our head around the bug, and then write a solution that worked for every WordPress site. Gary Pendergast: Curing a Critical Security¬†Bug Earlier this year, we released […]

Partitioning the WordPress Comments Table

WordPress sites can get big. Really big. When you’re looking at a site of Cheezburger, Engadget or Techcrunch proportions, you get hundreds of comments per post, on dozens of posts per day, which adds up to millions of comments per year. In order to keep your site running in top condition, you don’t want to […]