WordPress LogoNot so long ago, was presented a beta version of the tool web-design WordPress 3.6. At the moment, has become available and the official release (WordPress 3.6 “Oscar”), which, compared to the previous release, offers 729 fixes and improvements.

Recall that WordPress is a solution for the administration of the sites. The program is open source, written in PHP, as well as a database using MySQL. With WordPress you can create beautiful web-sites, blogs, news feeds and sophisticated online shopping. Built-in “order” and “plug-ins” with the successful architecture allows the construction of virtually any project.

The new 3.6 version has a number of useful and interesting tools. Thus, in the format for the posts now have its own interface, and the authors that there was access to create a template using the built-in functions and to the formation of structured data. The new default theme Twenty Thirteen offers different color options and the ability to “out of the box” to use it for blogging, rich media content. It also includes support for the new format for the posts. By default, the design uses a new topic: it has a big headline in the “header” and custom fonts for headings and styling posts and texts.

Another function – protection from editing posts. This option is especially useful for groups of authors who are in the know, if someone edits their post. In this case, the program proposes to set the kill bit for the publication, which gives exclusive rights to edit session and will not allow other authors randomly change the position, the work of someone else.

The engine is equipped with the new 3.6 version of autosave, which will help save on your PC all the materials if you suddenly found themselves without the Internet or a failed access to the browser, server or ISP. This function works in conjunction with the author, that is, when editing a text by different authors, each author will have its own autosave intermediate buffer.

It should also be noted redesigned user interface for version control of content, so that information about each change will be available for comparative analysis. The developers have also simplified the navigation menu section on blocks. Among other novelties – HTML5-built media player for integration in the publication of inserts with video and sound, and improved compatibility with Spotify, Rdio and SoundCloud.

WordPress 3.6 “Oscar” (Video)

Here’s a video that shows off some of the features using of professional actors.

Summary

WordPress 3.6, written in PHP, and is focused on creating blogs. Compared with the previous release of 729 made corrections.

Among the new features added:

– Supports automatic intermediate storage of the content in an editable form. In case of accidental browser window is closed, the current state of the form will be retained and available for further editing. This function works in conjunction with the author, that is, when editing a text by different authors, each author will have its own buffer autosave;

– The function of setting the kill bit for the publication, which gives exclusive rights to edit session, which does not allow other authors accidentally edit the text, the work of someone else;

– A new default theme Twenty Thirteen, wherein single-column presentation of data on the page and optimized for blogging, rich media content;

– Redesigned interface for version control of content – information about every change is saved and available for further analysis;

– Simplified interface editing menu;

– Built-in HTML5-player for integration in the publication of inserts with video and audio;

– Improved integration with services Spotify, Rdio and SoundCloud.

Link:

Download WordPress 3.6 (.zip – 4.3 MB, .tar.gz – 3.8 MB)

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