OpenLayers 2.3 Released

News Date: 
21 Feb 2007

The OpenLayers Development Team is proud to announce Final Release of
OpenLayers 2.3!

To run 2.3 in your applications, include the following tag in your
OpenLayers-powered page:

<script src=""></script>

Among the 52 fixed tickets, you will find:

  • A number of minor fixes to popup handling
  • A number of minor fixes to layer handling
  • The addition of a TMS layer
  • The ability to specify a number of failed attempts to load an image before giving up.
  • Encoding of URLs sent to the server.
  • A number of minor improvements in the grid layer
  • A number of improvements in IE behavior, especially with regard to controls
  • A fixed version of isEquivilantURL
  • Small fix to build tools
  • Improvements to the OverviewMap control.
  • A fix for a longstanding bug where tiles are drawn outside the maxExtent of the map (Thanks to Bill Woodall)
  • Added functionality to allow setting of multiple layers via WMS following the specification, using array syntax for layer list. (With information from Keith Pomakis)
  • Some armoring and protection of the WMS Untiled layer and other layers on destroy().
  • A fix to panning in an odd sized viewport.

Official Release Notes including all features and bug fixes can be found

...and complete documentation on the entire 2.3 Release is here: