WordPress 3.0 Released

Yesterday Night, WordPress released its latest version codenamed ‘Thelonious’ after the famous American Jazz pianist and composer. This release contains some of very impressive new features apart from 1217 bug fixes. Here are some of its new features in brief:

  • New Default Theme Titled ‘TwentyTen’. Check my Post about the theme.
  • Hierarchial Custom Taxonomies and Custom Post Types Support
  • Custom Menus
  • One Click Plugin Upgrades
  • Secure Installs which allow you to choose your username/password on New Install
  • Custom Header Improvements
  • Shortlinks Support
  • Merge of WordPress and WordPress Mu
  • Contextual Help Menus

There are lots more improvements which are listed at Codex. Here is a video from WordPress Blog about new Features of WordPress 3.0:


Also check my post about the new Template Tags introduced in WordPress 3.0.

So Download your Copy of WordPress or Hit the Upgrade Button from your Dashboard.