WordPress 2.7 Beta 2 released with exciting Features

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WordPress 2.7 Beta 2 version is out for WordPress bloggers . WordPress comes up with a exciting new look and lot more features . With new Dashboard Designs , Contextual Access Tabs , new menu schemes , Quick press [Post from Dashboard itself.. ] and WordPress statistics , WordPress attracted the bloggers to the core . For people hearing new about wordpress 2.7 see the screenshots below .

Whats new in 2.7 beta 2 :

These are the fixes from Beta1 version described in the blog .

  1. The Upload button didn’t always show. Fixed.
  2. JS on the Dashboard broke for blogs with no comments, causing several UI elements to “freeze”. Fixed.
  3. Recent Drafts Dashboard module didn’t show correct times. Fixed.
  4. Various Autosave fixes.
  5. Redirect after deleting a page from the editor went back to the deleted page. Fixed.
  6. Fixed loading of translations for default TinyMCE plugins.
  7. Added avatars to the edit users list.
  8. Added some missing translations.
  9. Fixed some validation errors.
  10. Fixed some PHP warnings and notices.
  11. Handle inconsistent file permissions during auto upgrade
  12. Change Publish box layout to better accommodate internationalized text
  13. Fix quick editing of the last page in the Edit Pages list
  14. Fix Screen Options for IE
  15. Fixes for choose tag from tag cloud
  16. Rewrite rules fixes for certain hosts
  17. Don’t check for updates on every page load
  18. Easier post box dropping
  19. Preview fixes
  20. RTL fixes
  21. Fixed broken wp-mail
  22. Plugin update and install fixes
  23. First draft of contextual help tab

Screenshots :


Reference :

http://wordpress.org/development/2008/11/wordpress-27-beta-2/