WordPress 2.3.1 Released

The WordPress development blog has announced the release of WordPress 2.3.1, a bug-fix and security release for the WordPress 2.3 series. Some of the notable fixes are: Tagging support for Windows Live Writer Fixes for a login bug that affected those with a Blog Address different thantheir WordPress Address Faster taxonomy database queries, especially tag intersection […]

The WordPress development blog has announced the release of WordPress 2.3.1, a bug-fix and security release for the WordPress 2.3 series. Some of the notable fixes are:

  • Tagging support for Windows Live Writer
  • Fixes for a login bug that affected those with a Blog Address different than
    their WordPress Address
  • Faster taxonomy database queries, especially tag intersection queries
  • Link importer fixes

Here is a list of most of the changes in detail:

  • Improvements to the email address extraction in wp-mail.php (#5169).
  • An improvement to the link manager to ensure that only user with the manage_links capability can access the page (#4627).
  • A security fix to ensure that edit-post-rows.php cannot be directly loaded to prevent XSS attacks when register_globals is enabled ([6258]).
  • Groupings in the SQL queries used during upgrade to remove errors on duplicate entries in the old post2cat and link2cat tables (#5223).
  • The Sender is set on emails to help on hosts that limit which email addresses can send (#5007).
  • Fixes to category assignment during link import from OPML (#5107)
  • Manifest file for Windows Live Writer so as to enable tagging support (#5023).
  • Performance improvements for the Taxonomy intersection queries (#5137).
  • Exclusion of the post previews from canonicalisation (#5203)
  • Improvements to the handling of the main query to ensure it is saved when calling wp() (#5121).
  • Fix the in-line uploader so that send to editor works with a blank title (#5080).
  • Removal of the case-sensitivity on host names of wp_safe_redirect() (#5114).
  • Changes to the load order in the javascript loader to ensure that Prototype is loaded before jQuery (#5067).
  • Enforcement of the same sanitisation rules for pages as for posts (#5135)

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