WordPress 2.8.1 Beta 2 Released!

WordPress has recently released a newer version of the blogging interface WordPress 2.8.1. WordPress which currently holds a position halo_wordpress19 under top websites of the world(Acc. to Alexa ...check it out ) has been constantly evolving its software and it has come a long way after the 2.6 version to 2.8 version . WordPress has been making updates in security and the theme connectivity as some themes were using  function calls in previous wordpress versions.

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Wordpress Most Notable fixes in beta 2:

  • Certain themes were calling get_categories() in such a way that it would fail in 2.8. 2.8.1 works around this so these themes won’t have to change.
  • Dashboard memory usage is reduced.  Some people were running out of memory when loading the dashboard, resulting in an incomplete page.
  • The automatic upgrade no longer accidentally deletes files when cleaning up from a failed upgrade.
  • A problem where the rich text editor wasn’t being loaded due to compression issues has been worked around.
  • Extra security has been put in place to better protect you from plugins that do not do explicit permission checks.
  • Translation of role names fixed
  • wp_page_menu() defaults to sorting by the user specified menu order rather than the page title
  • Upload error messages are now correctly reported
  • Autosave error experienced by some IE users is fixed
  • Styling glitch in the plugin editor fixed
  • SSH2 filesystem requirements updated
  • Switched back to curl as the default transport
  • Updated the translation library to avoid a problem with mbstring.func_overload


Ripul is a web designer and a tech enthusiast. He is an advanced PHP developer and one of the founding members of 99Fusion.com. He's currently working on WordPress Themes and Plugin development in VibeThemes.com


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