Join Joe LeBlanc, Simon Allardice, Ray Villalobos, and Morten Rand-Hendriksen for a discussion of the new JS based framework hood.ie, WordPress brute force attacks, Government website design, jQuery 2.0 and no more support for IE8, and the neverending debate over HTML5 vs. natvie apps brought to the forefront again due to LinkedIn’s move from HTML5 to native.
In response to my post about brute force attacks against the admin username in WordPress yesterday many users have contacted me asking how to remove the admin user from their installations. In this video I demonstrate how to remove the user completely and attribute all its posts with a new administrator account. Feel free to share it far and wide.
UPDATE: Chris Rudzki filed ticket #24078 in Track on April 13th to get the suggested username removed. There is some contention in the comments but overall it looks like this may be implemented. UPDATE #2: Just published an extensive post on the lynda.com blog with security tips and what to do if your site falls …
Mark Niemann-Ross joins the Authored Content crew to talk about the deprecation of the hgroup HTML5 tag, DIY computing with the Raspberry PI, your digital afterlife, Microsoft ending support for Windows XP, Mozilla’s Personas project, Moonbase and more. Links to everything below.
Don’t host videos on your WordPress site. There are better alternatives. Learn why from lynda.com author and WordPress expert Morten Rand-Hendriksen.
Join Ray Villalobos and Morten Rand-Hendriksen in a conversation about IE11 user agent strings, the noUI movement, the future of the border-corner-shape CSS rule, aprilFools.css, the Unreal engine on the web, and HTML5 development for WiiU.
User Experience expert Dave Hogue joins the Authored Content crew to talk UX Ethics and black patterns. Also discussed: Google and Apple connected watches, Drawscript for Illustrator and the mothballing of the Web Standards Project.
A phone scammer tried to take over my computer. Too bad I know more about how Windows works than he did. A cautionary tale.
Justin Seeley joins the Authored Content crew to talk about the death of Google Reader and Adobe BrowserLabs, Adobe dropping boxed copies of their software, icon fonts, and Ray’s list of various useful tools.
To mark International Women’s Day the Authored Content crew is joined by Jen Kramer, Dee Sadler, Lisa Larson-Kelley, and Val Head to talk about women in web development and how we can make our community more inclusive.