Last night I shared about the latest and greatest WordPress release at the July 2011 Tucson WordPress meetup.
The focus for the 3.2 release was making WordPress faster and lighter. Highlights include a new distraction-free writing mode, a completely refreshed admin UI, faster updates (only updating files that changed), support dropped for IE6, PHP 4, and MySQL 4, and the new default theme, Twenty Eleven.
Go update now! (3.2.1 is out now, by the way, with some minor fixes.)
Here are the links I mentioned in my talk.
- WordPress 3.2 official announcement post, including an awesome video overview of the new features.
- Browse Happy
- Twenty Eleven demo site
- Twenty Eleven demo site, showing it set up as a photoblogging theme with no code changes, using only the theme options.
The next Tucson WordPress meetup is scheduled for September 7th, 2011. Mark your calendars, and see you there.
Thanks to Andy Nacin for allowing me to use his slides from WordCamp Columbus as a starting point for my talk.