WordPress 2.6 now available.

Yesterday the WordPress team released WordPress version 2.6 ahead of schedule.
While you will not notice any major visual changes in this release from WordPress 2.5 but there are some significant security enhancements and bug fixes. Other features that many bloggers will like include

  • Press This!: Post from wherever you are on the web
  • Post Revisions: Wiki-like tracking of edits
  • Shift Gears: Turbo-speed your blogging
  • Theme Previews: See it before your audience does
  • Image captions, so you can add sweet captions like Political Ticker does under your images.
  • Stronger better faster versions of TinyMCE, jQuery, and jQuery UI.
  • Bulk management of plugins.
  • A completely revamped image control to allow for easier inserting, floating, and resizing. It’s now fully integrated with the WYSIWYG.
  • and more.

You can visit WordPress blog for additional information. Or you can see the official tour video right here.

There are many cool features and bug fixes so I recommend that you upgrade to WordPress 2.6.