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New Release WordPress 3.0 “Thelonious”

by Jennifer Wilson on June 18, 2010

Yesterday, WordPress announced the release of WordPress 3.0 “Thelonious”. This has been a highly anticipated release for WordPress users with a ton of new features, and 1,217 bug fixes, to make WordPress a more powerful, easy and exciting user experience.

WordPress 3.0 New Features

  • A new default theme called Twenty Ten
  • New API’s allowing for easy customization of backgrounds, headers, shortlinks, menus, post types and taxonomies (taxonomies are are a way of grouping things together).
  • Merging of MU and WordPress
  • Ability to run bulk updates (I love this one!)
  • and many more…

WordPress 3.0 “Thelonious” Video

Watch the video below for a complete run down of the new WordPress 3.0.

You can also visit the 3.0’s Codex page for a more detailed look at the improvements and the WordPress Trac for known issues.

Have you already upgraded to WordPress 3.0? I’d love to hear what you think about the new changes and how they’ve benefited your site(s)…or not. 🙂

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