WordPress 3.2 Faster and Lighter

WordPress 3.2WordPress 3.2 was released on July 4th by Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress and Automattic.

This Version 3.2 which was released four months after the release of version 3.1 is a major update to the 15th and dedicated to the composer and pianist George Gerswin (1898-1937). According to Mullenweg, WordPress 3.2 is faster and lighter.

Changes in version 3.2 the design of the admin screen looks different. With the type of font that is different from version 3.1, the dashboard appearance looks more refreshed, although functionally not much different from version 3.1. The most distinguished of the earlier versions is the screen editor to write an article.

On the editor screen there is a menu to switch to full screen mode. This mode is really clean, just the title and text articles that will appear on the screen. Button on the toolbar menu editor will only appear when the mouse cursor at the top of the screen. Toolbar in full screen mode consists only of a few buttons taht often needed. If user required a more complete toolbar button, the user must return to the mode of non-full-screen.

WordPress 3.2 no longer supports older browsers such as Internet Explorer 6. If you want to use version 3.2, make sure you use latest PHP and MySQL versions, ie at least PHP 5.2.4 and MySQL 5.0.

Default theme named Twenty Eleven in version 3.2 has also been updated. The design changed and now supports the viewing of a rotating header, which is changing the header image. Also, the theme has been supports HTML5.

Starting version 3.2, the update from previous versions will be faster. This is because the update process are copied only the files that have been updated. If you will update to this new version automatically from the Dashboard, do not forget to carry a backup first. If you want to do a fresh install, WordPress 3.2 in zip format 3MB can be downloaded at WordPress.org.

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