Hicksville, New York (PressExposure) October 05, 2012 -- WordPress 3.5 stable release is anticipated to launch on December 5 this year. Highlights of the new release include improved user interface, enhanced image workflow and new default theme.
WordPress has grown from a simple blogging software to world's popular content management software (CMS). The open source CMS powers about 15% of the world's highest trafficked sites. With every update, the WordPress community focuses on improving existing features, pruning out the dated ones and add new functionalities that serves its users' evolving CMS needs.
A study reveals that by 2016, mobile search is expected to create 27.8 billion more queries than desktop search. Due to increasing use of smartphones for web browsing, mobile responsive websites are slated to be major source of generating visitors and retaining them. To keep WordPress tuned to this emerging trend in web development, the future release will focus on creating mobile adaptive web solutions for its millions of users worldwide.
The new default theme, 'Twenty Twelve' is the first ever mobile optimized WordPress theme that is responsive to all new mobile devices. It is optimized for devices with retina display such as iPhone, iPad and the latest Macbooks. Admin panel is made even more intuitive and user friendly which allows for speedy changes without much technical assistance.
WordPress 3.5 will allow users to mark plugins as favorite from more than 21000 plugins available in the WordPress plugin directory. Users can browse and install from the plugins marked as favorite directly from their dashboard. Also, it will now be easier and faster to upload images on web pages. After the stable version is officially released, existing WordPress users can upgrade their CMS without worrying about compatibility issues.
Since the release of WordPress 3 series, WordPress has seen more than 65 million downloads. Recently, there have been many welcomed updates in the current stable release. Facebook official plugin was introduced which allows for cross-posting of content between the WordPress post and Facebook page.
"WordPress 3.5 Beta 1 released about just a few days ago and it seems promising, especially the mobile centric features. Our developers have already got their hands on the beta release. They are exploring opportunities in WordPress development that these new functionalities bring. Simplified blogging and CMS has truly arrived with this new version." said Mr. Jayneel, Managing Director of OpenXcell Technolabs a premium WordPress development company with clients including Fortune 500 companies.
OpenXcell Technolabs Pvt. Ltd. expertises in WordPress development services including custom plugin development and theme design. The company has multinational presence and certifies to the international standards of ISO 9001:2008.