WordPress 3.2 beta 1 with new Admin UI, new Full Screen Editor and Improved Performance

By Sanjeev Mishra | May 15, 2011


WordPress is getting popular each day and on every update, it is getting new features and options. After few months of WordPress 3.1 release, team has released the first beta of WordPress 3.2 which is having new Admin UI and lot many performance updates.

Once we got the copy of first beta of WordPress 3.2, we started testing the new additions and features. Apart from improved performance and speed, here is what you are going to get in WordPress 3.2.

  • New Admin UI with sleek look and design
  • Smooth full screen editor which is 100% distraction free. It works with visual as well as HTML editor as well. You can switch between them by just a single click.


  • New theme named “Twenty Eleven” with cool JavaScript implementation and rich look
  • More control added on Admin bar

WordPress team has also raised the minimum requirement for installing the setup on host server. Now it requires PHP 5.2.4 and MySQL 5.0 to install WordPress. We recommend best in class hosting servers for your WordPress blog where you can quickly install WordPress and have a peace of mind. HostGator and BlueHost are really good with proper support and easy installation for WordPress.

DreamHost is also a reliable hosting solution for WordPress installation and hosting.

You can download WordPress 3.2 beta 1 and take a look at new features. It is not recommended to install the beta versions on live sites as you may find some bugs.

Category: General Tags: beta, wordpress 3.2

About Sanjeev Mishra

I spend most of my time around WordPress and related plugins. It is almost impossible to resist myself from sharing good tips, tutorials and updates related to the platform. After all, I am a blogger by passion.

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