WordPress 2.8 RC1

WordPress 2.8 RC1 is ready to test. That mean official version almost on schedule to release tomorrow, June 10th, 2009. According to the Official WordPress blog this may be the final RC released before WordPress 2.8 is released.

WordPress 2.8 Highlights

    Theme Browser and Installer.
    Ability to add Custom Headers.
    New drag-and-drop widgets admin interface and new Widgets API.
    New ways to customize dashboard widgets.
    Syntax highlighting and function lookup built into plugin and theme editors.
    Configurable Views on Management Pages.
    Faster Loading Admin Pages.

You can read hands-on review of these highlights at weblogtoolcollection.com

If you can’t wait till tomorrow to test this new version, you can download RC1 now.

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