Version 2.5.1 of the Akismet plugin for WordPress is now available. Check the Plugins tab of your wp‑admin dashboard and follow the instructions to auto‑update.
This version of the plugin requires WordPress 3.0 or higher. It fixes several minor issues in the 2.5.0 release, including:
- Fixes a problem with the Auto‑Delete Spam option that prevented spam from being deleted
- The status badge is now displayed only when needed, and is less obtrusive
- Fixes a rare bug that could cause the retry queue to get stuck
- Several minor fixes to the deletion and retry cron jobs
- i18n improvements
If you missed our announcement about the new features in Akismet 2.5, you can find it here.
If you don’t use the WordPress auto update feature, you can manually download the zip package from the Akismet plugin page on WordPress.org.