WordPress weekly digest 21st January to 27th January 2008

It has been a busy week again for WordPress 2.5, the changes this week were:

  • Performance improvement to the outgoing trackback processing code. (#5699).
  • Refactoring of the code in wp-login.php to pull it out into re-usable functions (#5405).
  • Improvements to the APP implementation to handle updated timestamps correctly (#5680).
  • Improved usability when selecting which name should be displayed publicly for a user (#5508).
  • Ensure that the global $post is restored when the query is reset (#5439).
  • Improvements to the caching of post-meta to ensure that the cache is correctly invalidated (#5718).
  • Changes to the IP address sanitisation code so as to allowIPv6 addresses as well (#4579).
  • The beginnings of a new uploader ([6659]).
  • A new Manage -> Tags interface (#5684).
  • Bumping of the PHP version required to 4.3 (#5416).

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