WordPress 2.8 Released

Jun 11th, 2009 | By | Category: General, Podcasting Software

WordPress has announced that a new release of its popular blogging and podcasting platform, WordPress 2.8.

2.8 is more of an incremental update than 2.7. Here are the highlights:

  • New drag-and-drop widgets admin interface and new widgets API
  • Syntax highlighting and function lookup built into plugin and theme editors
  • Browse the theme directory and install themes from the admin
  • Allow the dashboard widgets to be arranged in up to four columns
  • Allow configuring the number of items to show on management pages with an option in Screen Options
  • Support timezones and automatic daylight savings time adjustment
  • Support IIS 7.0 URL Rewrite Module
  • Faster loading of admin pages via script compression and concatenation

You can get the full details at the WordPress site.

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