The WordPress dev team released the first Release Candidate (RC1) for WordPress 3.2 a couple days ago. Release Candidates are versions of the software that are released after the beta phase and before the final release. Below are some important stuff to take note for those who are using/testing this release.
WordPress 3.2 Release Candidate 1
- WordPress plugin and theme authors are encouraged to test their plugins and themes now to make sure that all compatibility issues are discovered and addressed before the final version is released.
- WordPress users are also encouraged to test it and inform plugin or theme authors if you find any compatibility issues with any plugins/themes you use on your blog.
- You can find known issues for WordPress 3.2 RC1 here.
Here’s how/where you can submit bug reports:
- Post it to the Alpha/Beta area in the support forums or wp-testers
- Join the development IRC channel and tell us live at irc.freenode.net #wordpress-dev
- File a bug ticket on the WordPress Trac
Remember that WordPress 3.2 RC1 is meant for testing purposes so make sure you don’t install it on your main/live blog or website but rather install it on your test site.
Anyone here downloaded, installed and tried WordPress 3.2 RC1? Please share your experience and thoughts by leaving a comment below.