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SSL Everywhere – WordPress.org

Peter Westwood, better known as Westi in the WordPress community, recently announced that he has developed and implemented some new methods for wordpress.org so that interactions can now be made over SSL. Whether you’re just downloading an update of WordPress or interacting with the wordpress.org API, both calls and responses can now be made over…

Network Status Updates for WordPress.org

Andrew Nacin reported that this morning, WordPress.org and some of its database clusters, had some data corruption issues and the WordPress.org support forums were taken offline. In an effort to keep the community up to date and be transparent, Andrew and the team have setup http://status.wordpress.org which is just a blog on WordPress.com to help…

WordPress.org Announces Notifications

In a post published today by Scott Reilly, he announced that WordPress.org now offers Notifications throughout the site. Similar to how Twitter works, now anytime that your @username is mentioned somewhere on wordpress.org, you will receive a notification that you were mentioned. Notifications are currently enabled for the support forums and all of the make.wordpress.org…

WordPress 3.0 for iOS Now Available

Today marks the release of WordPress 3.0 for iOS (iPhone/iPad). As Isaac Keyet notes, there are some huge changes to the new release. Here’s a quick glimpse at those changes. What’s New Push Notifications for WordPress.com Swipe-to-moderate Toolbar Vastly improved performance, especially for iPad Translations (added for Chinese (Taiwan), Hungarian, and Polish [thanks for the…

Official WordPress.org Site Moves to Nginx

Andrew Nacin, one of the core WordPress developers, announced that the WordPress.org site, along with bbpress.org, buddypress.org, api.wordpress.org, translate.wordpress.org, and probably a number of other sites, all have been moved to a nginx-powered web server — away from Litespeed and Apache. After doing some research among the three webservers, Apache, Litespeed, and Nginx, Ngninx certainly…