More than 50 million WordPress sites in the world
The popular blogging platform WordPress has reached an important milestone as it now powers more than 50 million sites, about half of which are hosted on WordPress.com. They have updated their official stats page to count WordPress installations as well as WordPress.com blogs.
Short video intro takes you through latest updates in WordPress 3.2
On July 4, 2011, WordPress Version 3.2 Gershwin, named in honor of noted composer and pianist George Gershwin, was released to the public. A short video intro takes you through the latest updates released in WordPress 3.2.
Gershwin is the fifteenth major release of WordPress
WordPress Version 3.2 Gershwin has been released! Version 3.2 is fifteenth major release of WordPress and comes just four months after 3.1. WordPress have dedicated this release to noted composer and pianist George Gershwin.
WordPress support for PHP 4, MySQL 4 and Internet Explorer 6 to end
The popular blogging platform WordPress have announced on their official blog the end of support for PHP 4 and MySQL 4 in the near future. WordPress 3.2 is going to be released very soon, and will require PHP 5.2.4 and MySQL 5.0. With 3.2, WordPress is also dropping support for Internet Explorer 6.
WordPress 3.2 Release Candidate 3 is also now available
WordPress 3.1.4 is now available and is a maintenance and security update for all previous WordPress versions. All WordPress users are strongly encouraged to update. WordPress 3.2 Release Candidate 3 is also now available.
The first release candidate (RC1) for WordPress 3.2 is now available
The first release candidate (RC1) for WordPress 3.2 is now available for you to do testing on a test site. So if you haven’t tested WordPress 3.2 yet, now is the time! But you are recommended to avoid using it on a normal live site.
WordPress 3.2 beta 2 has also been released for you to do testing
WordPress 3.1.3 is available now and is a security update for all previous versions. The WordPress 3.2 Beta 2 has also been released for you to do testing on the beta version on a test site. But you are recommended to avoid using it on a normal live site.
Test beta version, if you find something you think is a bug, report it!
The WordPress 3.2 Beta 1 has been released for you to do testing on the beta version on a test site. This second beta release is more stable than the alpha releases, but you are recommended to avoid using it on a normal live site.
The security release addresses a vulnerability and fixes a few bugs
WordPress 3.1.2 has been released with security upgrades. This release addresses a vulnerability that allowed Contributor-level users to improperly publish posts. This release also fixes a few bugs that missed the boat for version 3.1.1.
The maintenance and security release fixes almost thirty issues in 3.1
WordPress 3.1.1 has been released with maintenance and security upgrades. There were nearly 30 fixes that went into the Maintenance and Security release, which included some performance improvements, fixes for taxonomy and PATHINFO (/index.php/) permalinks, and more. The release comes six weeks after 3.1 was first released.