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A Joomla! 3.6.4 release containing a security fix will be published on Tuesday 25th October at approximately 14:00 UTC

The Joomla! Security Strike Team (JSST) has been informed of a critical security issue in the Joomla! core.

Since this is a very important security fix, please be prepared to update your Joomla installations next Tuesday.

Until the release is out, please understand that we cannot provide any further information....

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We are pleased to announce the release of WHMCS 7.0.1.

This is a maintenance release for the 7.0 series of WHMCS that includes bug fixes & other updates.

WHMCS v7 provides the WHMCS Update Utility which makes updates a breeze! Simply navigate to Utilities >> Update WHMCS to begin the process.

We are also providing both a full release and incremental patch set upgrade for manual updates. If you are running the immediate previous release 7.0.1, you can use the incremental patch set to...

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The WordPress Polyglots team is organizing the second Global WordPress Translation Day on November 12th. Everyone is invited to join – from anywhere in the world!

Translating is one of the easiest ways to get involved with WordPress and contribute to the project. Global WordPress Translation Day is your chance to learn more about translating WordPress, meet people from all over the world, and translate WordPress into one of more than 160 languages.

Join us on November 12th from anywhere in the...

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Getting up and running using WHMCS has never been easier.

WHMCS Version 7.0 introduces a Setup Wizard, designed to get you from zero to business hero in minutes!

The first time you login, the new setup process will guide you through configuring key settings, allow you to activate a range of payment gateways, configure your domain selling preferences and setup your first web hosting server.

In just a few short steps, you'll be ready to begin selling web hosting. There's never been a better time...

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Joomla! 3.6.3 is now available. This is a bug fix release for the 3.x series of Joomla. This release fixes a Backwards Compatiblity Break we made in 3.6.2 with the article ordering. In addition there are a large number of minor improvements and bugfixes.

What's in 3.6.3

Joomla! 3.6.3 comes with more than 350 merged PR and small improvements in many areas. We have also updated the wysiwyg editors:

  • TinyMCE to 4.4.3
  • CodeMirror to 5.18.0

For known issues with the 3.6.3 release, see the Version 3.6.3 FAQ...

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On August 2nd, 2016 we issued a security patch for the v6 series -

The following discloses the related security concern reported through our Security Bounty Program.

Under the condition of a man in the middle attack, it could be possible for an attacker in control of the MitM to pass tainted object specific data to the application. There then exists the potential for the object data to be consumed by normal operations and the theoretical possibility for unexpected...

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Introducing WHMCS Version 7.0 - the last update you'll ever need to download!

Featuring our number one most highly requested feature of all time, WHMCS 7.0 debuts the much anticipated Automatic Updater that makes it easy to update and ensure you're getting the best possible experience from the WHMCS product at all times.

WHMCS 7.0 also comes with full support for PHP 7 so now you can take advantage of the significant performance enhancements available in PHP 7 only with WHMCS 7.0!

It's here and...

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TLDR; If you manage under 250 active clients in your WHMCS installation, nothing is changing.

To our valued customers,

At WHMCS, we are dedicated to providing our customers with the best web hosting automation platform on the market.

We don't take any change to our pricing model lightly, and we don't take our customers for granted. But we do want to continue improving WHMCS, investing in the product to make it more powerful and deliver a better experience to you.

As a result, we are introducing a...

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We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of the WHMCS Version 7.0 Release Candidate. This means General Release is just around the corner!

If you're a developer, user of custom add-ons or are simply interested in trying out the latest in new functionality, now's your chance to get involved.

As always, please remember pre-production releases are not intended for production use and should only be used for testing.

If you've already been running the beta you can easily update to the...

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WordPress 4.6.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.

WordPress versions 4.6 and earlier are affected by two security issues: a cross-site scripting vulnerability via image filename, reported by SumOfPwn researcher Cengiz Han Sahin; and a path traversal vulnerability in the upgrade package uploader, reported by Dominik Schilling from the WordPress security team.

Thank you to the reporters for...

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Now's your second chance to try Automatic Updates with WHMCS as Beta 3 of WHMCS Version 7.0 is now available.

For users running Beta 1 or 2, simply navigate to Utilities > Update WHMCS and hit the Check for Updates button to begin.

If you haven't signed up for the beta yet and would like to get involved, visit to get started today, it's not too late to join!

Install and provide your feedback on WHMCS Version 7.0 to be in with a chance of winning one of 5 Amazon Fire...

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Introducing WHMCS ImportAssist

WHMCS ImportAssist helps you migrate your data to WHMCS.

With WHMCS ImportAssist, you can import your data from a range of web based billing applications as well as migrating data from one WHMCS installation to another, allowing you to combine multiple installations into one.

Through a simple wizard based process, WHMCS ImportAssist will guide you through the process of preparing for and migrating data to the WHMCS platform.

WHMCS ImportAssist is available only from...

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