WordPress 4.8.1

August 7, 2017
WordPress 4.8.1

The new WordPress 4.8.1 maitenance update contains 29 maintenance fixes and enhancements to the 4.8 release series. Changes worth mentioning are: fixes to the rich Text widget and the introduction of the Custom HTML widget.

Administration

  • #40982 - Permalink Settings: custom structure field keyboard trap

Build/Test Tools

  • #41327 - Bump Akismet External - 4.9 Edition

Comments

  • #40975 - 'Empty Spam' and 'Empty Trash' comment buttons not displayed on mobile

Customize

  • #40978 - Customizer Panel Footer border missing
  • #40981 - Customizer: Menus: it is far too easy to mistakenly delete a menu because the "Delete Menu" link and the "Add Items" button are too close together
  • #41158 - Increase tinymce panel z-index
  • #41410 - Set `'filter' => 'content'` on starter content "business info" widget

Embeds

  • #41019 - oEmbed: Update VideoPress oEmbed URL
  • #41048 - `WP_oEmbed_Controller::get_proxy_item()` should remove `_wpnonce` from cached `$args`
  • #41299 - oEmbed proxy fails to forward maxwidth and maxheight params

General

  • #41056 - WP-API JS Client: Settings is incorrectly registered as a collection

Media

  • #41231 - media-views.js: Cannot read .length of undefined (this.controller.$uploaderToggler.length)

REST API

  • #38964 - Add filter to allow modifying response *after* embedded data is added
  • #40886 - REST API: PUT requests fail on Nginx servers when fancy permalinks aren't enabled

Taxonomy

  • #41010 - wp_get_object_terms() returns duplicate terms if more than one taxonomy is given in args

TinyMCE

  • #41408 - TinyMCE: Images with link and caption look "broken" when selected

Widgets

  • #40907 - Introduce widget dedicated for HTML code
  • #40935 - Facebook Video Works On Preview But Not On Theme
  • #40951 - New Text Widget - Switching Between Visual/Text Editor Strips Out Code
  • #40960 - Widgets: The Text widget should respect the “Disable the visual editor when writing” setting
  • #40972 - TinyMCE editor in Text widget does not have RTL contents
  • #40974 - Updated text widget do not save text (when using paste)
  • #40977 - Widgets: Query param for `loop` added for non-hosted external videos
  • #40986 - Widgets: text widget and media widgets cannot be edited in accessibility mode
  • #41021 - Text widget does not show Title field or TinyMCE editor
  • #41361 - Text widget can raise JS error if customize-base is enqueued on widgets admin screen
  • #41386 - Text Widget - Wording - Legacy Mode 4.8.1 beta
  • #41392 - Theme styles for Text widget do not apply to Custom HTML widget
  • #41394 - Text widget: Rename legacy mode to visual mode and improve back-compat for widget_text filters

Enjoy a headache-free WordPress!

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List of Files Revised in WordPress 4.8.1

wp-admin/css/themes.css
wp-admin/css/widgets.css
wp-admin/includes/class-wp-comments-list-table.php
wp-admin/includes/options.php
wp-admin/js/customize-controls.js
wp-admin/js/customize-nav-menus.js
wp-admin/js/widgets/media-widgets.js
wp-admin/js/widgets/text-widgets.js
wp-includes/class-oembed.php
wp-includes/class-wp-customize-widgets.php
wp-includes/class-wp-editor.php
wp-includes/class-wp-oembed-controller.php
wp-includes/default-widgets.php
wp-includes/js/media-views.js
wp-includes/js/media/views/uploader/inline.js
wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/wordpress/plugin.js
wp-includes/js/tinymce/skins/wordpress/wp-content.css
wp-includes/js/wp-api.js
wp-includes/media.php
wp-includes/rest-api.php
wp-includes/rest-api/class-wp-rest-server.php
wp-includes/script-loader.php
wp-includes/taxonomy.php
wp-includes/theme.php
wp-includes/version.php
wp-includes/widgets.php
wp-includes/widgets/class-wp-widget-media-video.php
wp-includes/widgets/class-wp-widget-media.php
wp-includes/widgets/class-wp-widget-text.php

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