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WordPress 2.9 Just Around the Corner…What’s New?


 

November 10, 2009 | By: Adrian

Anyday now (hopefully) wordpress 2.9 will be released. Actually it will probably be around December. So we are involved in beta testing so I can tell you there are some neat features being introduced. For those of you that use WordPress for your blog or website, then I you want to hear about what’s new with WordPress 2.9. Check out the full list of features here. Here are somethings we found interesting:

  • Trash – That’s right, forget about accidentally deleting a page or post and it being gone forever. This feature includes restore and permanent delete.
  • Image editing (sweet feature).
  • Some people may have messed stuff up so the “Change Permalinks” button is hidden when editing the page set as “Front page”
  • Fix for the the race condition with autosave when clicking Publish immediately after entering post title. This annoyed me many times.
  • Minify admin CSS – Fantastic for developers as this will speed up load times of pages.
  • If you’ve had comments not appear in the right order, its been fixed in this version.
  • There are improvements to execution of jqeury scripts. It will be interesting to see how this works.
  • Make the default and classic themes comment textareas valid XHTML…just kidding, not important. Who uses these themes seriously?