WordPress is becoming very popular among the bloggers, especially those who host their own blogs. Official release of WordPress 2.7, for self-hosted blogs is expected around 10 December 2008. But the release candidate for WordPress 2.7 is available to download, for impatient bloggers.
There are several interesting features that make this an exciting release. Some salient features include:
- Comment Threading and Paging
- Closing Comments on older posts
- Reply to comments from Admin console
- One-click Plugin install
- Integrated Plugin Browser
- “Sticky” posts
- Dashboard Rearrangement
- Image Tweaks and much more…
You can read the post on Mashable, for an analysis on the new features with WordPress 2.7
If you are trying out RC1 (zip file) or waiting for the official release, do pass on your feedback after laying hands on it!!