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WordPress 4.5.3 Maintenance and Security Release

WordPress 4.5.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.

WordPress versions 4.5.2 and earlier are affected by several security issues: redirect bypass in the customizer, reported by Yassine Aboukir; two different XSS problems via attachment names, reported by Jouko Pynnönen and Divyesh Prajapati; revision history information disclosure, reported independently by John Blackbourn from the WordPress...

Read more @ https://wordpress.org/news/2016/06/wordpress-4-5-3/

Joomla! 3.6 Beta 2 Released

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The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla! CMS 3.6 Beta 2. Community members are asked to download and install the package in order to provide quality assurance for the forthcoming 3.6 release.

Joomla! 3 is the latest major release of the Joomla! CMS, with 3.6 the seventh standard-term support release in this series. Please note that going from 3.5 to 3.6 is a one-click upgrade and is NOT a migration. The same is true is for any subsequent versions in the 3 series of...

Read more @ http://feeds.joomla.org/~r/JoomlaAnnouncements/~3/y8YYymKLtcY/5661-joomla-3-6-beta-2-released.html

Joomla! 3.6 Beta 1 Released

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The Joomla! Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla! CMS 3.6 Beta 1. Community members are asked to download and install the package in order to provide quality assurance for the forthcoming 3.6 release.

Joomla! 3 is the latest major release of the Joomla! CMS, with 3.6 the seventh standard-term support release in this series. Please note that going from 3.5 to 3.6 is a one-click upgrade and is NOT a migration. The same is true is for any subsequent versions in the 3 series of...

Read more @ http://feeds.joomla.org/~r/JoomlaAnnouncements/~3/QsqL8a0SSsQ/5660-joomla-3-6-beta-1-released.html

Live Chat Update Released

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We are pleased to announce the release of an update to the WHMCS Live Chat & Visitor Tracking Addon.

This update is being made available to all existing WHMCS live chat customers. To upgrade, simply login to our Members Area to download the update. Jump to upgrade instructions >>

What's new?

This release features a new embedded chat design that enables customers to chat with you without switching between your website and a popup window, making chat a more streamlined and engaging...

Read more @ http://blog.whmcs.com/?t=114943

Upcoming PHP Requirement Changes

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Our next major update of WHMCS will require PHP 5.6 or later.

While this will be the minimum requirement, we strongly recommend using the latest available, stable releases of all software and extensions.

Why are we changing the minimum requirement?

PHP 5.5 reaches end of life next month. This means it will no longer be supported by PHP and perhaps more importantly, will not receive any further security updates. For that reason, we are encouraging all our users to upgrade as soon as possible.

In...

Read more @ http://blog.whmcs.com/?t=114831