WordPress 3.5 "Elvin" New Refreshed 'Dashboard, Retina, HD Gaphics, Color Picker' and More

WordPress 3.5 "Elvin" chock-full of goodies for bloggers and developers just pushed out of the development. It comes with a refreshed "styles of the dashboard, update including everything to be Retina-ready with beautiful high resolution graphics, a new color picker, and streamlining a couple of fewer-used sections of the admin.""We're calling this one "Elvin" in […]

WordPress 3.5 "Elvin" chock-full of goodies for bloggers and developers just pushed out of the development. It comes with a refreshed "styles of the dashboard, update including everything to be Retina-ready with beautiful high resolution graphics, a new color picker, and streamlining a couple of fewer-used sections of the admin."

WordPress 3.5 Elvin retina Dispaly

"We're calling this one "Elvin" in honor of drummer Elvin Jones, who played with John Coltrane in addition to many others," posted Matt Mullenweg.

In the Elvin the most dramatic new change you'll notice is a completely re-imagined flow for uploading photos and creating galleries.

Also, starting with this release WordPress now has the all new responsive Twenty Twelve as the default theme. The new Twenty Twelve, sports a clean white and gray look.

The XML-RPC API is now always enabled, and supports fetching users, editing profiles, managing post revisions, and searching posts.

Finally, WordPress now includes the Underscore and Backbone JavaScript libraries. TinyMCE, jQuery, jQuery UI, and SimplePie have all been updated to the latest versions.

wordPress 3.5 Elvin Media Manager

Watch the quick video overview: