Version 0.71

WordPress 0.71 was released June 9, 2003.

The official release can be found here.


The second release of WordPress focused a lot of core code improvements, notably abstracting all of the database functions into a class.


  • Major speedup, 300% faster than previous versions and b2
  • Drafts
  • Private posts
  • Open or close comments
  • Combined comments, trackbacks, and pingbacks
  • OPML import for links
  • Database abstraction class
  • Improved administration
  • New upgrade system
  • Ability to check for updated blogs


  • SQL injection vulnerability

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