WordPress 3 Jazzes Up Open Source Content Management

WordPress, one of the most popular blogging applications, is out this week with a major update. WordPress 3.0 includes 1,217 bug fixes and a long list of new features developed with the efforts of 218 contributors.

WordPress is available as an open source download that anyone can setup and install on their own server as well as on a hosted platform at WordPress.com. According to Google (NASDAQ: GOOG), WordPress.com is the 12th most visited site in the world, with 120 million unique visitors in April.

With the WordPress 3.0 release, the open source effort is continuing to move beyond its basic blogging system and is now including more content-management capabilities. Among the biggest changes in WordPress 3.0 is the addition of multisite capability, allowing users to deploy a single WordPress installation across multiple sites, though there are some limitations.

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