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WordPress 3.6 Released
WordPress 3.6 is finally out. My own blogs run on WordPress, it's a great tool. I'll be updating them to 3.6 when I can carve out some time to do it.
WordPress 3.6 was pushed to the public yesterday after having been available as beta and release candidate versions for a while. The WordPress team calls it an enhancement and bug-fix release so that it is less likely that you will run into any issues updating your blog to version 3.6.More at Ghacks
Here's a list of WordPress 3.6 highlights, see the release announcement for a much longer list of features.
New Default Theme - Twenty Thirteen
Focus on blogging
Single column layout with Sidebar / Widgets in the footer
Latest Theme Features support, particularly Post Formats
Font-based icons (Genericons)
Menus UI improvements
Revisions revised to be more dynamic and scalable
Autosave and Post Locking
Preview Audio and Video on Media Edit Screen
In-line login following expired sessions
External Libraries have been updated. More Info
New audio/video APIs give developers access to powerful media metadata, like ID3 tags.
Filters for revisions, allowing you to set the number of revisions ad hoc instead of only via a define. More Info
Semantic Markup allows themes to chose improved HTML5 markup for comment forms, search forms, and comment lists.
Search content for shortcodes with has_shortcode() and adjust shortcode attributes with a new filter.
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