WordPress 3.5.2 Maintenance and Security Release

WordPress 3.5.2 is now available. This is the second maintenance release of 3.5, fixing 12 bugs. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. The WordPress security team resolved seven security issues, and this release also contains some additional security hardening. The security fixes included: Blocking server-side request forgery attacks, which could potentially enable an attacker to gain access to a site. Disallow contributors from improperly publishing posts, …

HHVM vs PHP 7 Performance Showdown (WordPress, Nginx)

HHVM vs PHP 7
What is HHVM ? In case you have not heard about it till now, let me tell you a few things about it in brief, before we go into the HHVM vs PHP 7 tests HHVM is an abbreviation for HipHop Virtual Machine. It was created by Facebook in 2010, with the first public version released in 2011. The main reason behind it’s creation was to save the server resources and to provide a faster web experience. …