WordPress has announced the availability of WordPress 3.5 Beta 1 on September 27, 2012.
In a blog post the said, “this is software still in development and we really don’t recommend that you run it on a production site — set up a test site just to play with the new version.”
Here’s some more of what’s new:
- Appearance: A simplified welcome screen. A new color picker. And the all-HiDPI (retina) dashboard.
- Accessibility: Keyboard navigation and screen reader support have both been improved.
- Plugins: You can browse and install plugins you’ve marked as favorites on WordPress.org, directly from your dashboard.
- Mobile: It’ll be easier to link up your WordPress install with our mobile apps, as XML-RPC is now enabled by default.
- Links: We’ve hidden the Link Manager for new installs. (Don’t worry, there’s a plugin for that.)