The 10 most important features in WordPress 3.1

WordPress 3.1 life cycle beta rc final

WordPress 3.1 is about to be released in the next few weeks. Yesterday, It was announced that WordPress 3.1 RC was released which is a sign that the final release is just around the corner. It’s worth mentioning that RC refers to Release Candidate as

An RC comes after the beta period and before final release.

So if this is the release candidate, what will the final release have?

Features of WordPress 3.1

  1. Post Formats: Post Formats are just that a way to label your posts as a special format for display.
  2. Theme Search
  3. Internal Linking: You can link to something dynamic within your website, and every time it changes, the link to it will also change!
  4. Admin Bar: An admin bar will be seen at your blog/website’s front end.
  5. Ajaxified Admin
  6. Updated Tiny MCE
  7. Multi-taxonomy Queries
  8. Custom Post Type Index Pages: A feature that is lacking WordPress 3.0 which can be solved using a simple custom post type index plugin
  9. Admin CSS Cleanup
  10. Password Reset Redux
Seems like alot is going on to enrich the WordPress. Let’s wait and hope for more core updates to the wonderful WordPress, one of the fastest growing blogging and content management systems out there. Were you hoping for something more?
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