Author Archives: J.D. Grimes

2.1 Release Date Change

WordPoints version 2.1.0 contains some major changes to the points hooks, and I’ve been working on these changes for several months. Unfortunately they still aren’t done, and I’m going to have to push the release date from August 31 back to September 30. Release deadlines aren’t arbitrary, and I always try my best to meet

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1.10.3 Released

I’ve just released version 1.10.3, which provides some security hardening for several issues: Fixed: Closes 2 potential SQL injection vulnerabilities in the points logs query code. These are not exploitable within WordPoints itself, however, it is possible that they could be exploited through custom code if it passes untrusted data to the points__compare or text__compare

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New Development Strategy

Last week I released WordPoints version 1.7.0, which is the largest feature release since the plugin was first created. The major new feature included in it was the Ranks component. The update was originally scheduled to be released by October 1st, but I pushed the date back to November 1st so that the result wouldn’t

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1.7.0: Ranks are here!

Last evening I released 1.7.0, which is the biggest release since 1.0.0! A lot of work went into this release, mostly on the new Ranks component. There will be more features related to ranks coming in future versions. In addition to introducing the Ranks component, this version also includes many minor code improvements, as always.

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1.7.0 Release Date Change

WordPoints version 1.7.0 is currently under development, and when complete, it will introduce a new component: Ranks. It was originally scheduled for release on October 1st. This week I decided to push the release date back to November 1st. I hate to do this because, like the WordPress developers, I think of release dates as

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Feature release 1.6.0

I’ve just released version 1.6.0 (you can download it on wordpress.org). The highlights of this release: The value of the main setting for a hook is displayed in its title bar. Translation into Spanish thanks to Andrew Kurtis of WebHostingHub. Support for symlinked modules (that’s devspeak you don’t need to understand, for those of you

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