It is a big news in WordPress user group. WordPress 2.5 released.
To upgrade you previous version, you have to follow the upgrade guide here.
If you are same as me, have a WordPress installation on Dreamhost, it will be very easy to upgarde. Just One-Click.
Let me go through the some new features in WordPress 2.5.
User Features

  • Cleaner, faster, less cluttered dashboard
  • Dashboard Widgets
  • Multi-file upload with progress bar
  • Bonus: EXIF extraction
  • Search posts and pages
  • Tag management
  • Password strength meter
  • Concurrent editing protection
  • Few-click plugin upgrades
  • Friendlier visual post editor
  • Built-in galleries

Developer Features

  • Salted passwords
  • Secure cookies
  • Easy taxonomy and URL creation
  • Inline documentation
  • Database optimization
  • $wpdb->prepare()
  • Media buttons
  • Shortcode API

Click here to download the WordPress 2.5

David Yin

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