This is something you don’t see every day, an early release of a blogging platform. WordPress 2.6 is out, almost a month ahead of schedule, which is just smashing, isn’t it? Among the news you’ll find Google Gears support, image captioning, a revamped Press This! bookmarklet, wiki-like revisioning of posts, and so on. This video gives a brief overview:
Grab WordPress 2.6 from the download page. As always, we encourage you to update, if nothing else but to keep your blog safe.
Thord Daniel Hedengren is a designer, writer, and blogger, and also the former editor of The Blog Herald. He used to be a hotshot in the gaming industry in Sweden, but sold everything and went International. Most recently he wrote a book called Smashing WordPress: Beyond the Blog, and does loads of kickass design.