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WordPress weekly digest 4th February to 10th February 2008

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

  • Addition of extra capabilities checks to the xmlrpc code (#5313).
  • New filters for comments_open() and pings_open() (#5761).
  • Addition of a key on comment_approved,comment_date to speed up the get_lastcommentmodified() mysql queries (#5773).
  • Introduction of wp_count_posts() ([6730]).
  • More portable and extensible database structure (#4778).
  • Renaming of is_front() to is_front_page() to avoid conflict with bbPress (#3682).
  • Changes to make RSS 2.0 comment feed GUIDs immutable (#5072).
  • New redirect_canonical filter to allow a plugin to cancel a redirect (#5766).
  • Introduction of a new pluggable get_avatar() function which defaults to using gravatar (#5775).
  • Changes to add the post_password to the WXR export file so that the posts are still protected after import (#4376).
  • Update to jQuery 1.2.3 ([6757]).
  • Introduction of a new meta box api for adding boxes to the write pages (#5798).
  • Introduction of the ability to have random post ordering (#4617).
  • Reversion to full content, including content after the more tag, for feeds (#2582).
  • A more informative error message when theme files are not writeable (#5783).
  • Removal of gzip_compression(). Leave it to the server to handle (#4342).

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