WordPress 3.1 Launch Candidate 2 – San Francisco

The second launch candidate for WordPress 3.1 is now out there. The requisite haiku:

Rounding up stragglers
Previous few bugs for 3.1
Go check RC2

As I outlined in the announcement post for RC1, launch candidates are the final cease earlier than the ultimate launch. It means we expect we’re finished, and we once more don’t have any bugs to squash. However with tens of thousands and thousands of customers, many server configurations and setups, and hundreds of plugins and themes, it’s nonetheless doable we’ve missed one thing.

Beta 1 got here on Thanksgiving, RC1 on Christmas, and RC2 on New Yr’s Day. We received’t be ready for one more vacation for the ultimate launch, although, so should you haven’t examined WordPress 3.1 but, now’s the time!

Choose adjustments since RC1:

  • The safety fixes included in WordPress 3.0.4
  • Repair points associated to dealing with a static entrance web page
  • Fixes and enhancements for the pagination buttons
  • Repair looking for partial usernames
  • Correctly reactivate plugins after modifying them
  • All the time present the present writer within the writer dropdown when modifying a publish
  • Fixes for attachment taxonomies
  • Repair node elimination for the admin bar
  • Repair the customized publish sort show_in_menu argument
  • Numerous fixes for right-to-left languages
  • and a few dozen more changes

If you’re testing the discharge candidate and assume you’ve discovered a bug, there are a couple of methods to tell us:

To check WordPress 3.1, strive the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll need “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you’ll be able to download the release candidate here (zip).

If any identified points crop up, you’ll be capable of find them here. In case you’d prefer to know which levers to drag in your testing, check out a list of features in our Beta 1 publish.

Download WordPress 3.1 RC 2


Cogknockers is a San Francisco WordPress Development Agency with 20+ Years Experience.  WordPress Design is at the core of our services.

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