As of August 1st, 2013, WordPress 3.6 has landed on our dashboards!
The new release, named ‘Oscar’, features a powerful new autosave, post revisions, and a new post-locking system. We covered the details of the features earlier this week.
Here’s a quick list:
The new release should be stable, but just in case your plugins don’t play nicely with Oscar, back up your website before upgrading. Read more details about the featured of WordPress 3.6 on the official WordPress blog.
In his recent State of the Word address to the WordPress community at San Francisco WordCamp 2013, Matt Mullenweg revealed that the next update for WordPress would be scheduled for release sometime in September with WordPress 3.8 expected in October. The fact that the WordPress team is releasing the new Post Edit formats plugin and working fast on other projects is especially impressive due to this new development schedule. Expect details soon!