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WordPress 2.0.6 released

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WordPress 2.0.6 has been released. The release includes critical security fixes and it is highly advisable that you upgrade to his version.

Besides this, other updates to 2.0.6 include:

  • HTML quicktags now work in Safari browsers.
  • Comments are filtered to prevent them from messing up your blog layout.
  • Compatibility with PHP/FastCGI setups.
  • New anti-XSS function called attribute_escape(), and a new filter called “query” which allows you filter any SQL at runtime.

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  1. ShoeMoney (1 comments.) says:

    interesting. I think I may wait until 2.1 ;) Nothing to critical for me there.

  2. Ajay (39 comments.) says:

    The security fix is critical as it can let a hacker get into your site.

  3. Carlos F. Enguix (1 comments.) says:

    Unless changes are major it is really difficult to upgrade versions if you have a lot of plugins and widgets. It takes a lot of time to deactivate themand reactivate them.

    I believe wordpress developers should also focus in enabling a easier way to upgrade versions. It is a pity given that it is one of the best blog packages available.

    Also the page where it is displayed the plug-ins and widgets is really
    chaotic. I am also a Joomla user and to tell the truth Joomla makes your life easy to upgrade versions and to keep track of plug-ins (new and recently updated)

    Just some positive and constructive criticism.

    Cheers

    Carlos

  4. Ajay (39 comments.) says:

    I guess an auto-upgrade feature is highly requested and I would like to see it too.
    I did the upgrade without deactivating my plugins.
    However, I advise making a backup of your blog first in case something does go wrong.



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