Release: PHP 7.0.16 & 7.1.2

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PHP has released versions 7.0.16 and 7.1.2 (these versions are not security releases, just bug/patch releases)

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Release: PHP 7.0.15, 7.1.1, 5.6.30

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PHP has released security updates for versions 7, 7.1, and 5.6. Since these are security releases it is HIGHLY recommended you update to them. I also heavily recommend you update to them as there are some odd bugs fixed in earlier versions for rare cases that could cause hangs or segfaults (crashes) in some cases… Continue reading Release: PHP 7.0.15, 7.1.1, 5.6.30

PHPMailer Vulnerability

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A new Remote Code Execution (RCE) vulnerability has been reported on Christmas but details were only recently released. PHPMailer has already issued a patch (though they are not 100% confident in it), and WordPress (which uses PHPMailer) is considering issuing a security patch for current versions as well. The vulnerability allows the FROM address, when… Continue reading PHPMailer Vulnerability

WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan” Released

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WordPress (WP) has released version 4.7 of their blogging and content management software. It has been codenamed in honor of the legendary jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan. Here are some of the new features: Twenty Seventeen As always, new version, new theme… Theme Starter Content When you setup a new theme with no content, the… Continue reading WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan” Released

PHP 7.1 Released

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PHP version 7.1 was released with a few new features and corrections. Nothing massive (like the major performance increase of version 7) was added so don’t expect hosts to make any major steps to support it. Nullable Types Function & method return types can have a question mark (?) placed in front of it to… Continue reading PHP 7.1 Released

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PHP 7: Release Candidate 2

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The next version of the popular open-source scripting language is set to be released in early November 2015 – just a few months from time of writing! The second release candidate has been┬áset free with a few bug and security fixes. The upcoming version includes new features such as full and consistent 64-bit support across… Continue reading PHP 7: Release Candidate 2

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