Coming soon: Wordpress 2.8

Submitted By Bryan Ruby June 03, 2009

Wordpress 2.8, currently under development as a beta, is expected to be completed and released in a week or two. Until then, you can check out some of the documentation at wordpress.org to find all of the new goodies being added to this latest version of the blogging software.

Some of the highlights for Wordpress 2.8 include:

  • New drag-and-drop widgets admin interface and new widgets API
  • Syntax highlighting and function lookup built into plugin and theme editors
  • Dashboard widgets can be arranged in up to four columns
  • Support timezones and automatic daylight savings time adjustment
  • Support IIS 7.0 URL Rewrite Module
  • Faster loading of admin pages
  • Theme Browser and Installer
  • Ability to add Custom Headers
  • Configurable Views on Management Pages

For screenshots and a review of Wordpress 2.8 check out the informative ariticle written by Keith Dsouza and available at Weblog Tools Collection.


Submitted By Bryan Ruby| June 03, 2009
Keywords:  betacmscmsreportfeatureswidgetwordpress

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