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We have now released the Alpha 2 version of the new 3.7 release. We moved the date a week to include some more features and now we think we have all features merged. That doesn't mean that all is perfectly running. There are issues to fix and we need a lot more testing. But we are thinking that the state is good enough that we can publish the version and ask for help in testing.

With the "Custom Fields" feature we had a good experience...

Read more @ http://feeds.joomla.org/~r/JoomlaAnnouncements/~3/IEA1N8CuELk/5695-joomla-3-7-0-alpha-2-released.html

WordPress 4.7 has been downloaded over 10 million times since its release on December 6, 2016 and we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of WordPress 4.7.1. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.

WordPress versions 4.7 and earlier are affected by eight security issues:

  1. Remote code execution (RCE) in PHPMailer – No specific issue appears to affect WordPress or any of the major plugins we investigated but,...

Read more @ https://wordpress.org/news/2017/01/wordpress-4-7-1-security-and-maintenance-release/

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Developer Documentation Site: https://developers.whmcs.com/

In recent months we've been working hard to provide a better experience for developers and today sees the latest in a series of steps towards that aim.

The customisability and extensibility of the WHMCS platform is a fundamental part of what we do and the new Developer Documentation Site has been created to make it easier for developers to find help and resources relating to working with...

Read more @ http://blog.whmcs.com/?t=123354

Exploit type: Remote Code Execution in third-party PHPMailer libraryCVE Numbers: CVE-2016-10033 and CVE-2016-10045

Description

All versions of the third-party PHPMailer library distributed with WHMCS are vulnerable to a remote code execution vulnerability. This is patched in PHPMailer 5.2.20.

At this time we do not believe the deficiency in PHPMailer is exposed in WHMCS due to our own validation of user input. Furthermore, the vulnerability requires being able to pass user input unfiltered to a...

Read more @ http://blog.whmcs.com/?t=123166

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We are pleased to announce the stable release of WHMCS 7.1.

What's New in WHMCS 7.1?

Featuring a new more insightful admin dashboard, support for Premium Domains, Domain Suggestions from ResellerClub, Improved Automation Insights, a new easier way to manage Module Failures, Performance Improvements and more, 7.1 is a release you do not want to miss.

To find out more and explore the new features, visit the WHMCS 7.1 Preview Site

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How to get WHMCS 7.1?

Users of WHMCS 7 can update automatically using...

Read more @ http://blog.whmcs.com/?t=122362

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Joomla! 3.6.5 is now available. This is a security release for the 3.x series of Joomla! which addresses three security vulnerabilities, miscellaneous security hardening and three bug fixes; no further changes have been made compared to the Joomla! 3.6.4 release. We strongly recommend that you update your sites.

What's in 3.6.5

Version 3.6.5 is released to address three security issues, miscellaneous security hardening and three bugs.

Security Issues Fixed

Bug Fixes

Read more @ http://feeds.joomla.org/~r/JoomlaAnnouncements/~3/GzV2cxMsGI8/5693-joomla-3-6-5-released.html

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Premium domains are sought-after domain names with short, common or desirable words. They provide a stronger and more memorable web address for a premium price and present a great opportunity for web hosting companies to increase revenue from domain name sales.

With the majority of short and desirable names already taken among the world's leading TLD extensions, Premium Domains allow businesses to get names with better and more memorable brands, and a more memorable name helps drive more...

Read more @ http://blog.whmcs.com/?t=122270

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Version 4.7 of WordPress, named “Vaughan” in honor of legendary jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.7 help you get your site set up the way you want it.

Presenting Twenty Seventeen

A brand new default theme brings your site to life with immersive featured images and video headers.

Twenty Seventeen focuses on business sites and features a customizable front page with multiple sections. Personalize it with widgets,...

Read more @ https://wordpress.org/news/2016/12/vaughan/

We’re at a turning point: 2017 is going to be the year that we’re going to see features in WordPress which require hosts to have SSL available, just as Javascript is an almost necessity for smoother user experiences and more modern PHP versions for performance, SSL just makes sense as the next hurdle our users are going to face.

SSL basically means the link between your browser and the server is encrypted. SSL used to be difficult to implement, and often expensive or slow. Modern browsers, and...

Read more @ https://wordpress.org/news/2016/12/moving-toward-ssl/

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We are pleased to announce the release of WHMCS 7.1 RC 1.

This version contains further refinements to the fantastic features of 7.1, which includes an all new Admin Dashboard, Premium Domains, Stripe, Automation Task Status Tracking, New Product & Domain Statuses and more...

The RC is available from today for all WHMCS users. Users of WHMCS 7 can download the update using the Automatic Update utility and users of earlier versions can download it here.

As always, please remember this is a pre-...

Read more @ http://blog.whmcs.com/?t=121746

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We are pleased to announce the release of WHMCS 7.0.2.

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

Users of WHMCS 7 can update automatically using the Automatic Updater. 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 upgrade. G...

Read more @ http://blog.whmcs.com/?t=121646

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