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Archive for October, 2008

WordPress 2.6.3

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

WordPress 2.6.3 was released today to address a security risk in one of the included libraries WordPress uses. It is recommended for everybody to upgrade immediately. If you’re already using 2.6.2, the only 3 files you need to re-upload are:

  1. wp-includes/class-snoopy.php
  2. wp-includes/version.php
  3. wp-admin/includes/media.php

Which you can conveniently download in ZIP format right here.

If you’re not using 2.6.2, then you should re-upload all the files.

You should upgrade immediately to ensure your blog is protected from security risks.

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Google AdSense Data to Get Integrated with Analytics

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Google announced today that Google AdSense users will soon be able to have their AdSense data integrated into their Google Analytics account. This is a feature that many people have been waiting for and expecting for quite some time now.

This integration will provide users with more data about user behavior, such as which pages advertisements are clicked on and referring sites. This looks to be very useful data that publishers will be able to use to optimize their earnings. They posted the following video:

Google is currently in the process of rolling out this integration, and you can look for you invitation on your AdSense overview page.