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
- 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.phpcannot be directly loaded to prevent XSS attacks when register_globals is enabled ().
- 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
- 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
- Enforcement of the same sanitisation rules for pages as for posts (#5135)
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