WordPress 3.6 Now Available for Download

The long wait is over because after a long, and frustrating development, WordPress 3.6 is now available for download. It doesn’t have the Post Formats UI for now, but it has a lot of cool features that every WordPress users will enjoy. Features like, built in audio and video support and a complete revamp of Post Revisions, a new 2013 Theme, post locking, and a lot of bug fixes.

WordPress 3.6 “Oscar” also has Spotify, Rdio, and Soundclound integrations, augmented autosave, and a menu editor that is much easier to use.

 

For the developers, here is a look of what’s new in WordPress Oscar:

New Audio and Video API gives you access to metadata like ID3 tags.

You can now choose HTML5 markup for comments, forms, and comments list.

 

Read the rest of the update here: http://wordpress.org/news/2013/08/oscar/

WordPress 3.6 Beta 1 Ready for Testing

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WordPress 3.6 Beta 1 has just arrived and is ready for testing. This means that the official release of WordPress 3.6 will happen anytime soon. However, if you are a WordPress theme or plugin developer, you no longer have to wait as you can get a sneak peak of the latest WordPress version to test and make sure your extensions and themes work and is compatible with the latest release.

New Features

  • Post formats
  • New theme
  • Audio/Video enhancements
  • Autosave feature
  • Post lock
  • Nav menus
  • post revisions

Read the rest of the news here: http://wpmu.org/wordpress-3-6-beta-1-hits-the-shelves/