WordPress 4.9.8 Beta 2

second beta package for 4.9.8 has been released and is now available for testing. Please help test this beta version to ensure everything works as expected.

This package contains 1 blessed task, 3 bug fixes and 3 enhancement since the first beta. This brings the total number of bug fixes in 4.9.8 to 25, enhancements to 11 and blessed tasks to 3.

Important Note: This second beta includes the “Try Gutenberg” callout.

The release candidate is scheduled for Tuesday, July 24th  and final release is scheduled for Tuesday, July 31st.

Blessed Tasks

A full list of blessed tasks in 4.9.8 Beta 2 can be found on Trac.

The tickets listed below are only those committed since Beta 1 was released.

Editor

  • #41316 – Introduce “Try Gutenberg” callout

Bug Fixes

A full list of bugs fixed in 4.9.8 Beta 2 can be found on Trac.

The tickets listed below are only those committed since Beta 1 was released.

I18N

  • #44574 – Saratov and other cities missing from translations

Privacy

  • #44192 – Title of Privacy Policy Page not used on login page
  • #44130 – Mixed Case of Privacy Policy on Privacy Settings page

Enhancements

A full list of enhancements in 4.9.8 Beta 2 can be found on Trac.

The tickets listed below are only those committed since Beta 1 was released.

Options, Meta APIs

  • #38323 – Reconsider $object_subtype handling in `register_meta()`

Privacy

  • #43967 – Admin emails after email confirmation don’t work for data privacy requests
  • #44612 – Grammar – Missing ‘a’ in ‘select new Privacy Policy page’

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