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WordPress 3.0 is all set release on May 1st 2010 with lots of breathtaking improvements and exciting new features which will surely bring this platform one step ahead. So, what actually we can expect to bundle up with this release? WordPress 3.0 Features Walk Through from WPCookies can give you some ideas.

WordPress.org and WordPress MU Wedding

WordPress MU and WordPress.org are all set to tie up with each other. This feature will come handy specially for large blog networks. It is an add-on for the existing users which means it won’t hurt them if they don’t want to use it. The upgrade process will be smooth and won’t cause any difficulties to existing users.

Choose Username and Password while Installing

Earlier when you do new installation WordPress automatically choose ‘admin‘ as default username and generate a random password, however in 3.0 it allows you to choose custom username and password while installing WordPress.

New Default Theme

WordPress 3 has been packaged with a new theme called ‘Twenty Ten’. This new theme is really outstanding and minimalist at the same time. Twenty Ten has some outstanding features such as Custom Background, Custom Header, Simple and Clean Look, Multi Widget Areas Supported, Two-Columns and Drop Down Menu.

Custom Background

WordPress 3.0 now adds support for custom background for themes. It enables ‘Background’ option in WordPress admin ‘Appearance’ tab.

Custom Post Types

This feature is due since WordPress 2.9 it allows you create different post types such as Portfolio, Products, Reviews etc.

Navigation Menu

This feature allows you to create different menu items containing Categories, Pages, External or Internal Link. It also support a widget so that you can place these menus in your sidebar as widget.

Author Templates

Earlier we had category specific templates which we use to develop category based templates using category-slug.php now WordPress 3 brings the same functionality for author based templates now you can create author based template files such as ‘author-chef.php’.

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Source: http://www.wpcookies.com/wordpress-3-0-features/

Readers Comments

thats why i love wordpress so much..

Very good news. I’m waiting for WP 3.0.

I have multiple blogs and I have been waiting for the release of WordPress3.0. Coz That’s when I will migrate all my blog to under one banner..Infact I have also developer few plugins for MU, so that all my guest authors can feel like home in all the blogs..


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