WPAU wins third at Weblog tools plugin competition
By on August 26th, 2007

It is my pleasure to bring to you the news that WordPress Automatic Upgrade plugin won the third prize at the weblog tools collection plugin competition. It not only makes me proud but also more determined to create useful plugins for the community. The plugin competition was a 2 month long affair which saw a number of plugins as entries which made life more easier for the WordPress community.

I am lucky enough to win with so many quality plugins. Thanks to all of you who supported the plugin at the competition and who have used it to upgrade your blogs. There are still few bugs and I am supporting them to make this plugin more better.

The grand winner is the awesome OneClick plugin by Anirudh Sanjeev which allows you to install a theme or plugin from your browser with one click, the plugin also comes with a Firefox extension which is one of it’s kind. Kudos to Anirudh for winning.

The second prize winner is Barry for his plugin MyDashBoard which replaces your current dashboard with a iGoogle like interface and which I use currently on my blog.

There was also a consolation prize to Ozh for his plugin Who Sees Ads.

You can find out more about the winners at the Weblog Tools Collection blog.

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  • http://thegivinghands.org pelf

    Congratulations, Keith! :)

    • keith

      Thanks pelf, btw what do you think about the new look for Techie Buzz :)

  • http://talkingtech.net Bob

    Hey, Keith. Congratulations! Even though you didn’t win the Grand Prize, you sure beat out a lot of tough competition.

    • keith

      Hey Bob,

      Thanks, I really appreciate your help in making this plugin a better one.

  • http://blog.clearskys.net Barry

    Well done Keith. Your plugin has saved me a lot of work over the past few weeks.

    • keith

      Thanks Barry and congratulations to you too

  • http://blog.taragana.com Angsuman Chakraborty

    Congratulations on winning!

    Can you please send me an email with the blog url you want the Translator Pro 5.0 plugin which you have won as one of the prizes.

    Thanks,
    Angsuman

    • keith

      Thanks Angsuman, I have sent you a email with the details of my blog url.

  • http://blog.taragana.com Angsuman Chakraborty

    I have sent you the plugin.
    Let me know if you have any questions on my email.

  • http://blipsblog.com blips

    Congratulations on a really great plugin, I knew is was great that was the reason I send you a donation resently. Great insentives to even enhance the pluging.

    I also like the new look of the blog, less clutter, looks great.

    I will put my wishes about this plugin in your plugin post.

    Keep up the good work!

  • http://www.sourabh.net Sourabh

    Congrats!

  • http://www.blogohblog.com BlogOhBlog

    Congratulations! Keep up the good work!

  • http://carrero.es David Carrero Fdez-Baillo

    Please check the security for this plugins.
    Por favor revisar la seguridad de los plugins.

    1. WordPress Automatic Upgrade: Permite a cualquier usuario no autenticado:
    * Generar y descargar los archivos de WordPress (incluye wp-config.php).
    * Generar y descargar una copia de seguridad de la base de datos donde está instalado el plugin.
    * Activar/Desactivar todos los plugins.
    * Actualizar la versión de WordPress.
    2. OneClick: Al ser vulnerable a CSRF, permite descargar plugins — o código malicioso — desde cualquier URL.
    3. Who Sees Ads: Es vulnerable a CSRF y XSS.
    4. MyDashboard: Es vulnerable a CSRF y XSS.

  • http://www.clazh.com Arpit Jacob

    congrats on winning

  • http://lexhair.wordpress.com John P.

    Good for you, Keith! Congrats.

  • http://lifeliveblog.blogspot.com/ HP

    Keith,

    Congrats!! Really good work!

    Keep them coming..

    Cheers,
    HP

 
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