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WordPress 3.3 – “Sonny” is Released

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WordPress 3.3 – “Sonny” is Released

Just a few moments ago, WordPress 3.3 was released. The version is named “Sonny” in honor of the great jazz saxophonist Sonny Stitt. WordPress has had over 65 million downloads since version 3.0 was released, and in this third major iteration they have added significant polish around the new user experience, navigation, uploading, and imports. See our article on Features, Screenshot and Live Demo of WordPress 3.3

Check out this short video that summarizes the things we think you’ll find interesting.

Make sure you upgrade now. Download WordPress 3.3

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  • Omar Hafeez

    I’m waiting for this version from a long time I really dont wanna go into each tab and click arrow.

  • Oren Lebovich

    @Si Mone
    Any addon for Chrome users that you know of?

  • WPBeginner – WordPress for Beginners

    One click upgrade <<

  • TechoTalk

    yep wordpress is always be a good platform and its new release 3.3 is awesome specially i like is flyout menu and its JQery 1.7.1 enabled still its having few bugs which i mentioned in my blog hope it will get recover soon

  • danzell

    What about its performance regarding the non-standard permalinks and “forbidden” ones (like /%category%/%postname%/ structure)?

    • wpbeginner

      @danzell Its no longer forbidden… If you look in the permalinks, they are now even suggesting /%postname%/

  • Oren Lebovich

    Why no Short-Link button in admin-bar?

  • MarkStanwyck

    Is there change of breaking some of my plugins by updating?

    • wpbeginner

      @MarkStanwyck There is a chance… we just upgraded our site and it didn’t break.

      • Dev

        @wpbeginner@MarkStanwyck Yes, Both the versions of popup domination is breaking the dashboard and showing white screen.

        So make sure to disable it, before upgrading to 3.3 !