WordPress 3.3 “Sonny” is Released

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Few hours ago Matt Mullenweg announced the long awaited release of WordPress 3.3. The latest and greatest version of the WordPress software — 3.3, named “Sonny” in honor of the great jazz saxophonist Sonny Stitt — is immediately available for download or update inside your WordPress dashboard.

WordPress has had over 65 million downloads since version 3.0 was released, and in this third major iteration they have added significant polish around the new user experience, navigation, uploading, and imports.

New features include:

  • Fly out admin menus
  • Admin bar Revamped
  • Pointers that allow developers to place information boxes in areas where you will need help.
  • More Efficient Media Uploader (Drag & down file uploader).
  • Permalink and Performance Issue Fixed.
  • Improved co-editing support.
  • New Tumblr importer.
  • Improved dashboard experience and touch support for iPad and other tablets.

Check out this short video that summarizes the things we think you’ll find are the cat’s pajamas:

What are you waiting for? Upgrade Now!

About the Author: Devesh Sharma is a WordPress fanatic and loves experimenting with WordPress themes & plugins.Get more from Devesh on  and Twitter.

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