Akismet 2.5.1 is now out, with several f…

Akismet 2.5.1 is now out, with several fixes for 2.5.0 items:

  • Fix a bug that caused the “Auto delete” option to fail to discard comments correctly
  • Remove the comment nonce form field from the ‘Akismet Configuration’ page in favor of using a filter, akismet_comment_nonce
  • Fixed padding bug in “author” column of posts screen
  • Added margin-top to “cleared by …” badges on dashboard
  • Fix possible error when calling akismet_cron_recheck()
  • Fix more PHP warnings
  • Clean up XHTML warnings for comment nonce
  • Fix for possible condition where scheduled comment re-checks could get stuck
  • Clean up the comment meta details after deleting a comment
  • Only show the status badge if the comment status has been changed by someone/something other than Akismet
  • Show a ‘History’ link in the row-actions
  • Translation fixes
  • Reduced font-size on author name
  • Moved “flagged by…” notification to top right corner of comment container and removed heavy styling
  • Hid “flagged by…” notification while on dashboard

We’d like to get 2.5.1 in as part of the WP3.1 release