by andrea

Multisite upload limit bug in 3.3

Turns out there’s a wee bug in multisite in 3.3 with the upload limits. If you;re limiting upload space on user’s sites, it gets stuck at 50mb. Patch is here in the meantime.

by andrea

Proposed change for ms-files.php & image handling

This trac ticket has been tagged for 3.4 which is quite a while away from happening. Basically, the current way multisite handles images on the sub sites, is by running every request through a file called ms-files.php. This can actually be overridden via the sunrise.php file. The proposed change would involve moving new sub site…

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by Ron

Rewrites

Found a rewrite loop issue for subfolder installs – my explanation on the ticket. Basically if a file under wp-content is requested and not found, Apache goes into a rewrite loop. Anyone with MU or a 3.0 network can fix their .htaccess files. Existing rewrite rule you may have in 3.0: RewriteRule (^[_0-9a-zA-Z-]+/)?(wp-(content|admin|includes).*) $2 [L]…

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by andrea

Did your user’s theme options and widgets page disappear?

Well here’s a little bug that was discovered, though it’s not really a bug in WordPress itself, rather a change. It shows up in themes with higher-level capabilities attached to certain menu items. In 3.0, this was made more stringent with the merge. the theme editor was left in with only Super Admins having access…

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by Ron

Bug affecting XMLRPC

There is some dispute as to who owns the bug. Some feel the developers behind PHP should address it while others feel that the libxml developers should resolve it. I’m not really interested in getting into that argument. The low-down on the bug is that libxml 2.7.X has been rolled out into major linux distros…

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by andrea

Upgrade to WPMU 2.6.1

Unlike the upgrade between regular WordPress from 2.6 to 2.6.1 being non-urgent, this upgrade for WPMU *is* required if you’re on 2.6. One reason is it fixes a really nasty bug with deleting blogs. You can check the trac timeline to see exactly what was fixed & changed.

by andrea

Check your install for unfiltered_html

Just before the last release, the check for unfiltered_html snuck back into the code base for MU. This means that if you’re using code since then, your users can insert malicious code into your site. Please read this forum post from Donncha for more details. You can update the wp-admin/includes/schema.php so new blogs won’t have…

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by andrea

MU version 1.3.3 has object cache issues

Seems the latest version is a wee bit broken in the cache area. It’s an older problem that was previously fixed, but soemhow slipped through again. It happens. Check the trac ticket here on the issue and the fix here.