If you are not especially familiar with a topic, it can be difficult to explain a problem or question about the topic to someone who is very familiar with it. For example, if you are trying to explain a problem with your car to your car mechanic, you may end up saying something like “It… [+]
The phpList team is pleased to announce a new version of phpList, 3.0.6. This version is a bugfix and security release, which also includes new and updated translations, including German, Russian and Italian. We fixed several smaller issues and also a security issue that was discovered by David Sopas. We appreciate his careful handling of… [+]
You have probably heard of the Heartbleed bug by now. Described as “Catastrophic” by the experts, this tiny coding error was affecting 66% of all web servers. Of course, our phpList techies were on top of this right away. It took around 6 hours for us to update our servers, and all SSL certs were… [+]
To celebrate Document Freedom Day 2014, I have made an infographic which (I hope) explains how integral Open Standards are to our digital world and society, and in particular to our phpList community. Open Standards Open Standards are, roughly speaking, specifications for formats (such as .odf) or protocols (such as www) that are freely available… [+]
Today, February the 14th, is an international celebration of our love… for Free Software! People love it for all sorts of reasons, but for me, it’s about the creative freedom that Free Software brings, with new software and new skills just a sudo yum install away. I feel especially blessed when Free Software meets Open… [+]
GnuPG, the highly regarded Open Source email encryption software, used phpList to launch a successful campaign. Today, GnuPG finished the first stage of a high profile crowd funding campaign. They used phpList as a key part of their marketing strategy. The campaign made 100% of the target amount within a whirlwind 26 hours, and has… [+]
Hello, I am Anna, the new community manager at phpList. The 4th Jan is Community Manager Appreciation Day so I thought I should introduce myself and tell you a little about what I will be doing and who I am. I enjoy promoting Free and Open Source software, writing technical documentation, video editing, blogging and… [+]
Here are some links to previous blogs, from before we moved to WordPress. News Archive 2003-2013 The full news archive, including the posts from WordPress and those before, can be viewed here.