WordPress mass update script 3.05

From the guys at wordpress We've fixed a pretty critical vulnerability in WordPress' core HTML sanitation library, and because this library is used lots of places it's important that everyone update as soon as possible. I realize an update during the holidays is no fun, but this one is worth putting down the eggnog for.… Continue reading WordPress mass update script 3.05

WordPress mass update script 3.04 – Urgent

From the guys at wordpress We've fixed a pretty critical vulnerability in WordPress' core HTML sanitation library, and because this library is used lots of places it's important that everyone update as soon as possible. I realize an update during the holidays is no fun, but this one is worth putting down the eggnog for.… Continue reading WordPress mass update script 3.04 – Urgent

WordPress Mass Upgrade Script 3.0.1

This script will search /var/www (changeable in a variable) for any wordpress installs and make sure its upgraded to the latest version. It will run a backup to /root/wp_upgrade/ of all files and database before doing anything with the site in case of major catastrophe. It pays to check each site after the upgrade to… Continue reading WordPress Mass Upgrade Script 3.0.1

WordPress & WordPress MU mass upgrade script 3.0

Sorry for the slower than usual update this time. I was rather busy/sidetracked and left it for a day or two before doing it. Since it wasn't a exploit fix release i figured it wasn't a major. Anyway, here goes the new wordpress mass upgrade script. I no longer have a wordpress MU available to… Continue reading WordPress & WordPress MU mass upgrade script 3.0

Formatting problems and Syntax Highlighting in wordpress

As you may have realized, we use wordpress on our blog. Its simple and easy and nice to use, however it doesnt come without its oddities which can be a pain in the butt for a technical blog. -- being translated into em-dash When doing firewall scripts or shell scripts you often use the double… Continue reading Formatting problems and Syntax Highlighting in wordpress

wordpress & wordpress MU mass upgrade script 2.9.2

Okay, I have rolled the usual ‘upgrade all instances of wordpress’ script. In this version i finally got around to checking the permissions prior to updating and changing the ownership of them back to that owner afterwards. This was breaking things and could be rather annoying before if you had more than 5  sites to… Continue reading wordpress & wordpress MU mass upgrade script 2.9.2

WordPress Upgrade 2.9.0 + a bug

Okay, I have rolled the usual 'upgrade all instances of wordpress' script however there is a bug in the current wordpress. Heres your script to upgrade them all. wget http://b.ri.mu/files/wordpress-upgrade-2.9.0.sh ; sh wordpress-upgrade-2.9.0.sh Heres the info in the bug. If you see a lot of this in your error log and your site is being… Continue reading WordPress Upgrade 2.9.0 + a bug

WordPress Update Script – 2.8.6 and WordPress MU 2.8.5.2

New WordPress came out last Friday,  Sorry about the delay updating the script. This script will update all instances of wordpress that are not the most current. Run it as root, it will make backups in /root/wp_upgrades of both databases and files in case things go wrong. It will determine if its a WordPress or… Continue reading WordPress Update Script – 2.8.6 and WordPress MU 2.8.5.2