WordPress 2.5 Released

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WordPress 2.5 has been released and WordPress.org has a refreshed look based on WordPress 2.5 new redesigned administration backend.

New User Features in WordPress 2.5

  • Cleaner, faster, less cluttered dashboard
  • Dashboard Widgets
  • Multi-file upload with progress bar
  • Bonus: EXIF extraction
  • Search posts and pages
  • Tag management
  • Password strength meter
  • Concurrent editing protection
  • Few-click plugin upgrades
  • Friendlier visual post editor
  • Built-in galleries

New Developer Features in WordPress 2.5

  • Salted passwords
  • Secure cookies
  • Easy taxonomy and URL creation
  • Inline documentation
  • Database optimization
  • $wpdb->prepare()
  • Media buttons
  • Shortcode API

Download: WordPress 2.5

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