Fixed bug that would prevent related posts from showing when using automatic sorting and reciprocal linking turned off.
Added hook for proper database configuration when upgrading
Fixed an issue where proper DB columns for manual positions weren't generated
Fixed issue where automatic ordering wasn't updating in settings
Added support for thumbnails
Added support for manually ordering related posts
Fixed bug in widget that broke the theme's widget container and title HTML
Added a better way of implementing the AJAX search in the Related Posts box on the edit screen. This should take care of the problems some people were having with the search not working.
Added a default CSS file for styling the Related Posts on your site (this can be turned off through the settings)
Improved the layout of the Related Posts box on the post edit page
Fixed an HTML bug that would occur if there are no related posts and the "when there are no related posts display this text" option was selected
Added support for WP 3.0 custom post types - Create relations with custom post types, display related posts in one list or seperate them by post type
Added controlled order - You can now order the related posts by date, title or random
Added internationalization - You can now display the plugin settings page in your own language. I have already added Dutch, please send your language files to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fixed support for non Western Latin characters (Cyrillic, Arabic, etc.)
Plus a zillion small bugfixes and enhancements!
Improved the AJAX search utility with a more fluent way of updating the results list
Added support for multiple instances of the widget by using the new Widget API introduced in WordPress 2.8
Fixed a bug where the widget wouldn't show on pages
Related private posts are now displayed to users who have the necessary priviliges
You can now add drafts and planned posts as related posts, without them appearing on your site before they are properly published.
Added shortcode support - you can now place the [related-posts] shortcode within the content of your post to display the related posts anywhere you want.
(For advanced users) Added a parameter to the MRP_get_related_posts function to optionally get the related posts in an object, so you can easily use it in other plugins or your own custom way of displaying the list of related posts. For documentation on this, see the API section.
Added option to manage search scope: post content, post title, or both
Slightly improved the search query when searching for related posts
Added a limit of 50 search results to help the plugin work smoothly on larger sites.
Fixed some IE6 layout issues
Fixed issue where, in non reciprocal mode, after editing a post it would lose its passive connections to other posts
Fixed issue where hitting the enter key while in the search box would submit the page
Fixed issue where hitting a none character key (like shift, ctrl, etc.) in the search box would trigger the AJAX search