Dougal Campbell's geek ramblings

WordPress, web development, and world domination.

WordPress 0.72 is out

After a flurry of minor bug fixes, WordPress 0.72 is released.

Don’t let the tiny version number change fool you — there is lots of yummy goodness inside, with many cool improvements over version 0.71.

  • All most all of the configuration options are managed through your browser. Edit your config file once and never touch it again!
  • A new default style
  • Improved Post/Edit interface makes it easy to edit/delete recent comments
  • Improved HTML auto-formatting
  • Password protected posts
  • New get_links_list() function builds your entire blogroll for you
  • Improved Links Manager
  • Support for blogging clients that use the metaWeblog and MovableType APIs
  • ‘Quicktags’ gives more intuitive HTML formatting option when editing posts
  • Image upload feature compatible with more PHP server setups
  • RSS feeds for comments
  • RSS feeds now support “Conditional GET” to help conserve bandwidth
  • Geoposition support
  • Security fixes
  • …and tons of minor little bug fixes…

About Dougal Campbell

Dougal is a web developer, and a "Developer Emeritus" for the WordPress platform. When he's not coding PHP, Perl, CSS, JavaScript, or whatnot, he spends time with his wife, three children, a dog, and a cat in their Atlanta area home.
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