[wp-hackers] wordpress security

Jeremi Bergman jeremib at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 14:52:11 UTC 2009

I would agree with this.  As an admin of multiple WP sites, I do not login
to each admin panel unless needed to.

Would be nice to get an email that said an update was available.

On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Stephen Rider
<wp-hackers at striderweb.com>wrote:

> On Oct 16, 2009, at 2:36 PM, Nathan Rice wrote:
>  Bloggers aren't the only people who use WordPress. It's a different world
>> than it was 3 years ago. We can't keep pretending that beginners aren't
>> using WP. And we can't keep giving them the middle finger for doing so.
>> WordPress is popular BECAUSE of its low barrier of entry.
> The company I work for runs its web site on Drupal, and I'm the admin.  The
> update emails are extremely handy, because the only time I log in to the
> admin is when something needs to be changed.  It's not a blog, and isn't
> updated nearly as regularly as most blog installs are.
> +1 from me for "an update is available" emails to admin.  Turn it on by
> default, and put in a checkbox to easily turn it off.
> A plugin is not enough, because the people who *most* need this are exactly
> the ones who won't install a plugin.
> Stephen
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Jeremi Bergman

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