WordPress 3.4 Preview

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We preview WordPress 3.4 for our SoCal WordPress meetup group at IndieDesk coworking in Downtown LA

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WordPress 3.4 Preview

  1. 1. SoCal WordPressWhat’s coming up in WordPress 3.4? May 23rd, 2012 Presenter: Noel Saw
  2. 2. Tonight’s Venue SponsorWiFi SSID: indiedesk | Password: indiedesk816 (both all lowercase) DTLA’s best Coworking Space!
  3. 3. Tonight’s Food Sponsors QuickLaunch. meWordPress Intensive WorkshopJune 16th - $150 early bird http://bit.ly/socalwp
  4. 4. Elegant Themes Contest Please fill out workshop survey to enter:http://bit.ly/socalworkshopWinner to be announced Monday, May 28th
  5. 5. Easy Beta Installation Install only a test / dev sites – do not install on important live sites If you do want to use on a live site, backup and backup again first Use the WP beta plugin to install latest beta: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-beta-tester/ Another recommended plugin – WP System Health http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wp-system-health/
  6. 6. What’s in 3.4 (beta) Live site customization preview Add HTML formatting to image captions Add your comments directly in backend WP admin post editor Lower memory usage (supposedly) Bug fixes, improved speed and lower memory usage Use pre-existing images for header in media library Theme finder results “infinite scrolling” – no more pagination Responsive WP admin UI – adapts better to narrow windows Get shortlink in posts (but not pages) Better integration with external applications
  7. 7. What’s in 3.4 (beta) page 2 One neat little trick:  Click on WP admin top toolbar to jump to top New Twenty Eleven and Twenty Ten themes due later this year  Twenty Eleven dev: https://github.com/thethemefoundry/twentytwelve/
  8. 8. What’s still missing Overwrite images in media library Built-in caching Shortened links for pages
  9. 9. Contact Us Noel Saw noel@wpverse.com NoelSaw.com/+ @WPverse Natalie MacLees @nataliemac Belsien Thomas belsien@iconunlimited.com
  10. 10. Tonight’s Sponsors QuickLaunch. meWordPress Intensive Workshop June 16th - early bird tba

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