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WordPress 2.6 features Google Gears, Post Revisioning and more

Im May, we had posted about “Speed Up!” WordPress 2.6 with Google Gears. It’s now official, that Google Gears is added to the next version 2.6, which is due out in mid-July 2008 release, and with it comes even more new features for blog administrators.

Ryan has summarized the features of Beta 1 of WordPress 2.6:

  • Post Revisioning
  • A “Press This” bookmarklet for tumblelog style quick posting
  • Caching of static files with Google Gears for faster Admin page loads
  • A new and improved image editing dialog that offers lots of control over the images in your posts
  • Theme previewing as seen on WordPress.com
  • Built-in word counting in the post editor
  • The ability to disable remote publishing for the security conscious
  • XML-RPC API for changing blog options
  • Hierarchy-aware paging in the Manage Pages and Manage Categories admin pages.
  • The ability to relocate your content directory
  • The ability to move wp-config.php out of your web root
  • Bulk delete, activate, and deactivate for plugins
  • and more….

DownloadWordPress 2.6 Beta 1

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