Several of my websites were hacked this last week using the TimThumb exploit. Here’s instructions on how to find the files and replace them- and also the process I used for patching up my sites after the hack.
I recently released a plugin to WordPress.org that registers a portfolio post type, related taxonomies, and adds an image when you’re viewing the items in the dashboard. Here’s a walk through of the code involved.
Occasionally a plugin or theme will need to display a notice to users in the WordPress dashboard. This is fairly easy to do using the admin_notices hook, which shows a standard message box at the top of the screen.