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The latest WordPress, BuddyPress and bbPress releases; as well as major releases from across the community.
We’ve been expecting WordPress 3.5 since 5th December, and finally, it’s out: WordPress 3.5 “Elvin” ! The past week has seen the core team working furiously to get it ready. Just take a look at the IRC logs to see how hard they have worked.
The latest version of WordPress has loads of new features:
- Gallery management module for better image and gallery management
- Better image upload
- All media is ready for retina displays
- Core now ships with the default Twenty Twelve theme
- The Link manager has been hidden
- Major improvements to accessibility
You can check out all of the changes on the Codex Version 3.5 page.
Congrats to Nacin and Koop, and the rest of the core team, all of whom have worked so hard over the past few months.
The latest version of BuddyPress is now available and called Lucali. This is a major release of BuddyPress and see a great many tickets and new features. You can read the full release notes here. Some highlights include: Activity Management, Akistmet Integration, Database Query Reduction, Improved SEO, Faster and More Efficient, Toolbar merging, Profile Privacy.. and lots of other goodies. So, what are you waiting for go and enjoy the goodness that is BuddyPress 1.6! ∞
It’s time to get testing those themes and plugins with the release of the BuddyPress 1.6 Release Candidate 1. There are lots of changes in this version – we will have you covered with a more in-depth look once it’s released. We do recommend testing the release candidate though now as, unless a major bug is found, it’s what you will get in BuddyPress 1.6.