Finally WordPress 2.8.1 is now available for download. Many bugs were fixed including get_categories() problem in version 2.8 so this is must-upgrade for every wordpress users.
While we were still so excited about the release of Wordpress 2.8 “Baker”, there were actually quite a number of bug reports regarding that version.
Wordpress 2.8.1 Beta is available now, to fix the bugs in version 2.8
I have been using get_categories() to display the featured categories in my theme option page. However, the function does not seems to work anymore after I’ve upgraded to Wordpress 2.8.
Now, I am pretty sure Wordpress 2.8.1 will be released very soon.
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