Upgrade to WordPress 2.7.1

WordPress 2.7.1 is release today for upgrading or downloading. Accordingly, 2.7.1 had been fixes 68 tickets (kindly refer to the list below). As a result, I had automatically upgrade from 2.7 to 2.7.1
Automatically upgrade = Dashboard->Tools->Upgrade

    Manually download or upgrade


    68 fixed tickets

• Update Inline Documentation for get_gmt_from_date()
• Inline Documentation for wp-admin/includes Files
• Edit link form typo
• “Right Now” dashboard box needs a clearing break at the bottom
• Word 2007 can’t retrieve categories
• URL column in Edit Links removes www. from domains that end in www.
• Remove empty “By: ” line for plugins without an author specified
• Permalink box below Title shouldn’t shift page
• index.php file in the plugins folder makes the Dashboard fail
• Add new link fails silently
• Please add get_previous_comments_link() and get_next_comments_link() functions. New installs: admin has user_level 0
• XMLRPC returns category name instead of category description
• Bad Preview Link In WordPress 2.7 With object-cache.php present
• Theme preview fails when theme in subdirectory
• Attempts to use curl cause warnings on some hosts
• Automatic plugin ftp value stored improperly if FTP failed. causing function to break for good
• Tag not closed in theme editor when the file does not have a description
• If you’re using paged coments, ‘first’ is selected in the options and wp_list_comments is used, then the comment permalinks on the first page will be broken
• POST-request, but content-length missing -> 411
• show_name docs say it defaults to 1, but it defaults to 0
• Tag cloud order priority is broken
• With wp_list_categories child categories not excluded when parents are excluded Namespace missing in Atoms-Comments Feed
• Emoticons count as links in comments
• Wrong Paged Comments Logic
• Improvements to is_ssl()
• Canonical redirect of feed URLs with suffixes is wrong
• postbox-bg.gif is missing
• WP-Cron Inline Doc Corrections
• Missing capability to override Walker_Cat*
• Contributor level users can delete all spam
• phpdoc updates for secret-key in pluggable.php
• phpdoc updates for wp_generate_password
• “selected” argument doesn’t work for “none” and “all” options in wp_dropdown_categories
• php notices in debug mode for mass post edit
• Remove paging information from Atom comment feed ids
• wp_page_menu doesn’t seem to get link_before link_after
• attach logic is overenthusiastic: inserting a single item from Media Library sets post_parent of every item listed in Add Media overlay
• WP reinstaller doesn’t work
• Pages do not respect Automatically close comments setting
• language_attributes always check for ‘xhtml’, never for ‘html’
• ‘Draft Saved’ current_time not reflecting timezone setting in the edit area
• Upgrade or install 2.7 clean urls defect with magic quotes
• Distinguish between approved / unapproved comments in All Comments list for IE7 Backwards compatability for add_management_page inadvertently strips other URL params
• Multiple categories in rss feed broken in wordpress 2.7
• Error in URL checking in http.php
• Active plugins table rows are not highlighted
• Add white-space:nowrap to plugins table action links
• javascript error in thickbox viewing updatable plugins (TB_WIDTH is undefined)
• Error in function paginate_comments_links with permalinks
• function get_categories() doesn’t work properly when using child_of and number parameters
• Add class to “comment-reply-link” to facilitate JS manipulation
• ACP: fatal error when a plugin issues chdir()
• Gears install link should be available to every user
• jQuery/Thickbox Issue IE7/8
• MT import causes empty feed
• Add class to “edit_comment_link” and “edit_post_link”
• Regular expression syntax errors – missing preg pattern delimiters
• When accessing admin dashboard over https the use of gravatars makes the security appear broken
• Add a filter to the post states list
• Revisions do not respect time zone offset
• WordPress produces invalid comment feeds
• role & capabilities/menu/user_can_access_admin_page()
• XML RPC method bug in 2.7 in wp_newComment()
• Refactored filters to avoid potential XSS attacks
• Drafts are published in the past

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