Some other smaller features in WordPress 3.x

Posted on March 3rd, 2011

  • Welcome guide: WordPress 3.0 will be including a guide with it which helps users to know the system better and teach them basic usage.
  • Specific author templates: We already have hierarchy for categories and tags like category-{slug}.php followed by category-{id}.php in the Template Hierarchy, but now you can do the same for authors. So, if the author name was ‘Rohan’ with id 1, WordPress would first look for author-rohan.php, then author-1.php before author.php in the template files for display.
  • Media UI redeign: Started, but not implemented in WordPress 2.9, the Media tab in the admin panel may get a UI redesign