WordPress 3.6 Release Candidate 2

The second release candidate for WordPress 3.6 is now available for download and testing. We’re down to only a few remaining issues, and the final release should be available in a matter of days. In RC2, we’ve tightened up some aspects of revisions, autosave, and the media player, and fixed some bugs that were spotted […]

WordPress 3.6 Release Candidate

The first release candidate for WordPress 3.6 is now available. We hope to ship WordPress 3.6 in a couple weeks. But to do that, we really need your help! If you haven’t tested 3.6 yet, there’s no time like the present. (But please: not on a live production site, unless you’re feeling especially adventurous.) Think […]

WordPress 3.5 Release Candidate 3

The third release candidate for WordPress 3.5 is now available. We’ve made a number of changes over the last week since RC2 that we can’t wait to get into your hands. Hope you’re ready to do some testing! Final UI improvements for the new media manager, based on lots of great feedback. Show more information about […]

WordPress 3.5 Release Candidate 2

The second release candidate for WordPress 3.5 is now available for download and testing. We’re still working on about a dozen remaining issues, but we hope to deliver WordPress 3.5 to your hands as early as next week. If you’d like to know what to test, visit the About page ( → About in the toolbar) and check out […]

WordPress 3.5 Release Candidate

The first release candidate for WordPress 3.5 is now available. We hope to ship WordPress 3.5 in two weeks. But to do that, we need your help! If you haven’t tested 3.5 yet, there’s no time like the present. (The oft-repeated warning: Please, not on a live site, unless you’re adventurous.) Think you’ve found a [...]

WordPress 3.5 Beta 3

The third beta release of WordPress 3.5 is now available for download and testing. Hey, developers! We expect to WordPress 3.5 to be ready in just a few short weeks. Please, please test your plugins and themes against beta 3. Media management has been rewritten, and we’ve taken great pains to ensure most plugins will work the [...]

WordPress 3.5 Beta 2

Two weeks after the first beta, WordPress 3.5 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing. This is software still in development, so we don’t recommend that you run it on a production site. Set up a test site to play with the new version. To test WordPress 3.5, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding [...]

WordPress 3.5 Beta 1 (and a bonus!)

I’m excited to announce the availability of WordPress 3.5 Beta 1. This is software still in development and we really don’t recommend that you run it on a production site — set up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 3.5, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can download [...]

WordPress 3.4 Release Candidate 3

The third release candidate for WordPress 3.4 is now available. Since RC2, we’ve fixed a few lingering issues with the new live preview feature, as well as with custom headers and backgrounds. There are no remaining issues, and we plan to release 3.4 in the coming days. But if you think you’ve found a bug, [...]

WordPress 3.4 Release Candidate 2

The second release candidate for WordPress 3.4 is now available. Since RC1, we’ve made a few dozen final changes. Our goal is to release WordPress 3.4 early next week, so plugin and theme authors, this is likely your last chance to test your plugins and themes to find any compatibility issues before the final release. [...]

WordPress 3.4 Release Candidate

The first release candidate (RC1) for WordPress 3.4 is now available. If you haven’t tested WordPress 3.4 yet, now is the time!