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WordPress 2.6.1-beta1

I’m surprised that I haven’t seen mention of this from other channels yet (official or unofficial), but two days ago, SVN revision 8561 of the WordPress 2.6 branch was labled as WordPress version 2.6.1-beta1. The log messages reveal that most changes since the 2.6 release are minor bug and typo fixes. A few of the more interesting bits that jump out at me are:

  • Allow disabling password reset per-user.
  • Query functions now allow a comma-separated list of post_status values.
  • Several more link generation bits are made SSL-aware.
  • Advertise the Atom 1.0 feed in the default theme.
  • Atom API uses the newer WP authentication functions.
  • Fix for an object caching bug in plugin updates.

About Dougal Campbell

Dougal is a web developer, and a "Developer Emeritus" for the WordPress platform. When he's not coding PHP, Perl, CSS, JavaScript, or whatnot, he spends time with his wife, three children, a dog, and a cat in their Atlanta area home.
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17 Responses to WordPress 2.6.1-beta1

  1. Bryson says:

    Sounds like they came up with a few things to whet the appetite until 2.7 is released. Thanks for letting us it know the beta is out.

  2. Devin Reams says:

    Hmmm, nice catch! Good thing I subscribe to a reputable source. 😉

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  4. Tinh says:

    Thanks but I do not like to try as am not sure about its stability. Just wait for 2.7

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  14. Mike says:

    I think like “Tinh” – better wait for 2.7 🙂

  15. Nata says:

    I still wait for stability version…

  16. Yeah there was not much mention about it. But i think it wont last and it did not last when i used it. 2.7 is the key.

  17. Caro says:

    I can’t wait for the new version of wordpress 🙂

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