WordPress weekly digest 12th November to 18th November 2007

It has been another busy week for WordPress 2.4, the changes this week have included:

  • Output WP_Error message when adding categories via AJAX (#5342).
  • WXR Importer fix to ensure that tags are imported correctly (#5330).
  • A change to the capability checks used by “submit-for-review” to ensure the same capability is check in all cases (#5329).
  • Caching of the current theme in options (#5346).
  • Refactor of the WXR exporter to allow for unit-testing (#5347).
  • Improvements to the memory usage of the WXR importer (#5357).
  • Changes to ensure that when the page set as the homepage is deleted we revert to a blog view on the homepage (#5361).
  • Ensure that we offer https access to atom in the RSD if it is available (#5298).

For even more information on some of the other little changes that went in this week you can read the whole weekly trac timeline.

5 thoughts on “WordPress weekly digest 12th November to 18th November 2007

  1. I’ve asked this question elsewhere but it remains without a response.

    Are you going to do something in WP 2.4 to make the visual editor compatible with Apple’s Safari 3.

    Just wondering.

    Gene Steinberg

  2. Glad to see some attention is being spent on the refactor of the WXR exporter! Maybe now some time can be diverted to the GSL flanger to solve the rotisserie coding!

    Blog on!

  3. @hhd: I don’t believe that we email admins when a new post is submitted for review – I suspect this is an ideal feature to be implemented in a plugin as every site will have a different set of people it wants notifying of new posts available for review.

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