We’re at that thrilling level in WordPress growth the place the dev group looks like model 2.9 is full and prepared for the world.
Should you’ve been ready on your second to pitch in, it’s now. First we want tech savvy testers to improve their blogs and kick the tires, make certain every thing is rolling such as you anticipate it to. Here’s a list of all the fun and geeky new stuff in 2.9 to try out. Second, and extra importantly, we want everybody to check out their plugin compatibility.
Should you’re a consumer of plugins, there’s a fab new compatibility function on the plugin listing the place you’ll be able to vote on whether or not a plugin is appropriate with a model or not and it’ll get registered within the new plugin compatibility checker. That is as a alternative to the outdated wiki-based lists we’d do earlier than. To see it in motion check out this Akismet plugin page, as you’ll be able to see 14 folks have already registered that it’s appropriate with 2.9.
Should you’re a plugin writer, after all you must replace your “Examined as much as:” within the
readme.txt on your plugin.
If all goes based on plan, WordPress 2.9 can be out earlier than the top of the week. You can download the release candidate here.
For extra particulars on the modifications since Beta please evaluate the revision log on Trac, and joyful testing!