WordPress 3.2 – faster and lighter

This major release include some interesting updates, such as a redesigned admin interface and a new theme called “Twenty Eleven”…

This major release include some interesting updates, such as a redesigned admin interface and a new theme called “Twenty Eleven”. The primary focus on this update was however to make WordPress both faster and lighter. In order to accomplish that, the developers had to raise the system requirements from PHP 4.3 and MySQL 4.1.2 to PHP 5.2.4 och MySQL 5.

Among the other updates you will find:

  • Redesigned post editor with fullscreen button
  • Extended Admin bar
  • No more IE6 support
  • Incremental upgrades (=faster)
More info can be found in the 3.2 Codex and in the Trac milestone, which includes over 400 closed tickets.

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