WordPress 3.1.1 is Ready for Download with 26 Security Fixes

WordPress 3.1.1 dropped today with nearly thirty maintenance and security fixes. A few of the highlights include:

  • Some security hardening to media uploads
  • Performance improvements
  • Fixes for IIS6 support
  • Fixes for taxonomy and PATHINFO (/index.php/) permalinks
  • Fixes for various query and taxonomy edge cases that caused some plugin compatibility issues

Anything that boosts performance and security is always a good idea, so upgrade as soon as you are able. You can upgrade manually by downloading 3.1.1 or you can opt for the automatic upgrade through your dashboard.