WordPress 2.8 Is Here For Download – What Are You Waiting For ?

Another developed version of WordPress, Version 2.8 is available now for your easy and simple usage. This version is named for noted trumpter and vocalist Chet Bakcer and soon it will be released to the public. You can get the complete and detailed notes about this in the link given at the end of the article.
For Version 2.8, the database version (db_version in wp_options) changed to 11548, and the Trac revision was 11549

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Highlights :
•Browse the theme directory and install themes from the admin
•Support IIS 7.0 URL Rewrite Module
•Allow configuring the number of items to show on management pages with an option in Screen Options
•New drag-and-drop widgets admin interface and new widgets API
•Allow the dashboard widgets to be arranged in up to four columns
•Faster loading of admin pages via script compression and concatenation
•Syntax highlighting and function lookup built into plugin and theme editors
•Support timezones and automatic daylight savings time adjustment
User Features :
•Don’t notify post author of own comments
•Fix comment paging for static front page
•Update Blue Admin Color Scheme
•Use “Custom Header” for menu text and revise Default theme to reflect change
•Separate Comments into a separate postbox, from Discussion postbox, on the Edit Post screen
•Make tags accessible without Javascript on the edit screen
•New Theme Installer routines
•Don’t ask for confirmation when marking a comment as spam
•Allow the dashboard widgets to be arranged in up to four columns as set via the Screen Options tab
•Add CodePress syntax highlighting to Theme and Plugin editors
•Add Documentation(function) lookup to Theme and Plugin editors
•Make titles into links in Dashboard Right Now module (this was in 2.7.1)
Improved Admin icons (grey-to-transparent shadows)
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