November 16th, 2008 by Keith

WordPress 2.7 Beta 3

Posted in Beta, Business Software, Fun Stuff, Linux, Site News, Web Apps, Windows

WordPressReleased just yesterday, WordPress 2.7 Beta 3 is made available for WordPress enthusiasts and developers to try out the latest version of 2.7, prior its official stable release. Compared to the beta release, over 160 fixes were carried out to ensure this major version release is appropriate for production servers.

Some of the changes are as follow:

  • * Numerous style improvements and refinements.
  • * All admin notices now go under the page title.
  • * PHP Notice fixes.
  • * Dashboard widget options now properly save.
  • * Menu fixes.
  • * New design for Quick Edit.
  • * Canonical feed URL fixes.
  • * Walker fixes.
  • * An update for Hello Dolly.
  • * Plugin installer updates.
  • * Numerous font updates.
  • * Updated login logo.
  • * Switch position of “Save Draft” and “Preview” buttons in publish module.
  • * File upload support for MS Office 2007+ file formats.
  • * Media upload buttons won’t show if the user doesn’t have the upload capability.
  • * Canonical redirects only do yes-www or no-www redirection for domains.
  • * Shift-click checkbox range selection improvement.
  • * Add New User page now separate.
  • * Tag suggest only suggests tags (not other taxonomy terms).
  • * QuickPress shows “Submit for Review” if user cannot publish.
  • * Private posts/pages, and password-protected posts/pages are rolled into new “Visibility” section of publish module.

Well, if you are already using WordPress 2.7 Beta version, you’d probably noticed that the Update feature is available in the Dashboard. All you need to do is to click on automatic upgrade to upgrade to this latest beta version. Alternatively, the zip package is available (below) if you prefer to do it the old-fashion way.

Download Link
WordPress 2.7 Beta 3

One Response to “WordPress 2.7 Beta 3”

  1. WordPress 2.7 Release Candidate 1 » SoftSift Says:

    [...] download. Released on the first day in December 2008, about 280 fixes have been applied since its beta 3 [...]

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