What’s Coming in WordPress 3.5?
WordPress 3.5 Has Over 100 Changes Coming (Due Out December 5, 2012) (Revised Target Date for WordPress 3.5 Release, December 10, 2012)
Some of the more exciting things in WordPress 3.5 are a totally overhauled image and gallery process (drag and drop and multiple images), a massive default theme overhaul (WordPress Twenty Twelve Theme) with many features and external support for oEmbed (drop a link to spawn function) providers such as SoundCloud and Slideshare (amongst several others). The new WordPress 2012 Theme and massive enhancements to the WordPress 3.5 update keep WordPress the leader of open source and publishing software and the influence of free information distribution throughout the World!
Things will be loading quicker across the board in several areas and there is a ton of new support for mobile devices as well as additional API functions in many places for developers to run queries relative to users, comments and several other things.
- Faster Loading Across Many Front End Areas
- New Media Process with Drag and Drop
- Better Galleries
- Insert Multiple Images at Once
- New Default Theme Twenty Twelve
- High Resolution Retina Dashboard
- More Mobile Support
- UI Streamlining
- Ehanced WP Query for Users and Comments
- Multisite Improvements
- Better, Faster Loading of Post Objects
- XML-RPC API Always Active
- Image Editing API Enhancement
- External Library Updating
- Blogroll, Links Going Away
- oEmbed Improvements
We’ll have a post on all of the enhanced features when the version is made live and stable…take a chance to checkout the WordPress Development Team. We should all be very grateful for their work and making this amazing Open Source software available to change the World and provide easy access to publishing and site management capabilities.
Checkout the full WordPress 3.5 Credit List to see the people behind the amazing update that’s on it’s way and take some time to look at what they’re doing and thank them.
We’ve also been testing with ImageMagick…see some further information from Mike Schroder on the WP Image Editor and ImageMagick.