• Screenshots taken from WordPress 3.1 RC2
• Installed locally on a Windows machine using
• Started with the single install and moved to
network; some images may be slightly out of
• Complete list of WordPress 3.1 Features is at
Dashboard (Single Install)
It all looks the same as WP 3.0 so far.
Username Add New Comments Appearance
Adminbar Settings on Profile
If you don’t like it, you
can turn it off
• aside - Typically styled without a title.
• gallery - A gallery of images. Post will likely contain a gallery
shortcode and will have image attachments.
• link - A link to another site.
• image - A single image. The first <img /> tag in the post
could be considered the image.
• quote - A quotation. Probably will contain a blockquote
holding the quote content.
• status - A short status update, similar to a Twitter status
• video - A single video.
• audio - An audio file. Could be used for Podcasting.
• chat - A chat transcript.
From the WordPress Forums: A
“status” is going to be a short
status update, usually limited
to 140 characters. An “aside” is
going to be a short blog post,
typically without a title.
Title shows up when you visit
As seen from index.php
Links to other
Gallery Post Single View
Note this is different from
the Gallery function, which
creates a block of square
thumbnails (though you
could insert one of those
into a gallery post).
Just click on the link icon to
activate this, then select the
page or post you want to
link to. (Remember to select
anchor text or image first.)
Sort by Name, Description, Slug, or number of posts in the category.
Sort by Name, Description, Slug, or number of
posts with that tag.
Sort by Filename, Author, Attached to, or Date.
Links—You Can Sort Those, Too
Sort by Name, URL, Visibility, and Rating. (Category is
built in with the Filter function.)
Sort by Title, Author, Date
Once the network is activated, this moves into the
Network Admin section. In single installs, it’s
under Dashboard in the Site Admin section, same
as in WordPress 3.0. The update engine itself
appears to be the same as in WordPress 3.0.
This panel is now located just below “Updates”
in the Network Admin section, which is a much
more logical place for it. (You used to have to
find “Updates” in the Dashboard menu, then
WordPress 3.0 locate “Network Updates” in the Super Admin
This panel takes the place of “Updates” in
the Site Admin menu once the network is
activated in WordPress 3.1.
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