Currently the largest blogging software, WordPress, has just launched its latest version, WordPress 3.0. As in the proclamation in the wordpress blog, a new version was given the code name “Thelonious. Version 3.0 is the release of the 13 major changes to the version (major release). WordPress 3.0 is the work of 218 contributors, with many new features than previous versions.
WordPress 2.9 itself has been downloaded more than 10.3 million users. Then what worpress feature 3.0?
Unlike the previous, version 3.0 uses themes (templates) Twenty-called innate about, fresher appearance than before. Changing the view / themes in version 3.0 is also made easier, including the addition of custom menus, post-types, headings, backgrounds and more. There are about 1.217 in wordpress 3.0 fixes this.
Another major change was the merger between the WordPress Multi User (MU) and single at the time of your wordpress installation. WordPress MU is a branch wordpress wordpress installation that allows one to use for many blogs and even millions of blogs (often referred to multiple sites or Multisite), such as when we create a blog on wordpress.com.
The next version of WordPress?
Another interesting thing is the statement from the wordpress team, that in the future after this 3.0 version, WordPress team would not be a lot of focus to develop the next version, but will focus more on completing various other aspects that support wordpress first, as a showcase, codex, forums, profiles, updates and compatibility of the API (Application Programming Interface), directory themes, plugins directory, mailing lists, core plugins, and others.
Here’s a video about some new features wordpress 3.0
Want to know more detail about the new features of wordpress 3.0? Read more can see the WordPress Codex 3.0
If we use wordpress (self installation), then when we enter the admin page, will display information that WordPress 3.0 is available immediately and we may upgrade only a few clicks (do not forget to backup the old database before upgrading just in case). (warkopbis)