WordPress 3.0 Thelonious Blasting Off

Drum roll please! Lights, camera, action! Introducing the new WordPress 3.0 “Thelonious” to a download button near you! Exciting news released on WordPress’s blog today about this 13th release of their platform.

WordPress was inspired with this recent upgrade by Thelonious Monk (October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) who was an American jazz pianist and composer. Amongst society, “one of the giants of American music”.  He was a very stylish man who dressed to impress along with a one time feature on the front cover of Time Magazine.

The first thing you’ll notice is a lighter back end management piece. The new default blog template or theme is called Twenty Ten. Say goodbye to ol’ blue I like to call it! This default theme supports all the bells and whistles they are throwing out with WordPress 3.0. Some important features are the upgrades to customize your backgrounds, shortlinks, headers, post types, menus, and taxonomies. Plus you can now run multiple blogs on just one installation verse having to run a new installation for each blog site you set up. Now that right there is beautiful! [Read more…]