Upgrade to WordPress 3.2

August 24, 2011
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What’s New in WordPress 3.2?

The newest version of WordPress is now out and available for download. The basic features will remain the same however there are some changes in terms of appearance and functionality. It also promises to be faster compared to older versions.

The Dashboard

One of the most noticeable change in this release is the new look of the dashboard. Throughout the past, we’ve seen the WordPress admin interface evolve. In this version we can see a fresher look that which aims to make everything simple for the user. It features a sleek design that tightens the boxes and buttons and cleans the code behind the admin

Distraction Free Writing or Zen Mode

WordPress 3.2 has added a feature for those serious writers out there. It is really difficult to write with all sidebars, menus and other options in the background. Instead of concentrating on writing, you tend to look at the other things surrounding the writing screen.

This feature makes the writing interface full screen. It allows the user to remove all the distractions and focus on writing their content rather than other things on the screen.

New Default Theme

This new theme called the Twenty Eleven theme. The theme features a clean and modern look. It also allows for easy customization. This theme comes with a Theme Options page which you can see under the Appearance tab on the WordPress Dashboard.

Here, you can choose a light or dark color scheme. You can also change the link and text colors and choose different layouts.

There are also options for the header including flexible header heights. You can also choose to randomize the header so that visitors of your website can see different images on the header each time they visit.

How to Get WordPress 3.2?

If you already have an older version of WordPress installed, you can update to this latest release by clicking the link shown on the top of your dashboard.

If you haven’t installed WordPress yet, you can download the latest version of WordPress from WordPress.org.

Experience the newest release of WordPress, build your website with WordPress 3.2 now!

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