WordPress 3.0 will be released and I’m sure it will be better than the current version of WordPress 2.9.2. If you want to try and use it offline can download here.  This time I’d like share about the experiences of using WordPress 3.0 Beta 1. As we all know, WordPress is a GNU-based CMS’s and its the most famous in the blogger world. Besides, it can be used as e-commerce, portals, company profiles, and etc. I, myself really like this WordPress and of course with the support of many plugins and themes for free like in this site.

Okay, I will explain the new changes in WordPress 3.0 as end users. The first is the color display on the Dashboard and Updates the previous version is still entered in the Tools menu.

Wordpress 2.9.2 Dashboard

wordpress 3.0 Dashboard

The second is the replacement name on post Thumbnails to be Featured Image. In the function I thought the same, but technically I have not get explanation. Maybe next time I will be described in writing specifically about this.

Third, changes in appearance Appearance themes. Previous Add New Themes in the Appearance menu, now entered into the themes by providing a new tab Install Themes. So, there are additional menu that serves to regulate navigation. Based on experience, navigation settings is very important when we develop themes in WordPress.

Wordpress 3.0 Manage Themes

Wordpress 3.0 Menu

Well, it’s really look very interesting right, and if you’re installing this beta version you will found customize admin password when the the first time install like this picture below Plus the front page Screenshot.

Wordpress 3.0 Install

Wordpress 3.0 frontpage