WordPress 2.7 Blog Upgrade Sunday, May 24th

Update: the upgrade is now scheduled for Sunday, May 24th.

The new version of WordPress is out, and we’ll be upgrading these blogs soon. The new version looks very different inside; Matt Mullenweg introduces it like this: “we’ve listened to your feedback and thought deeply about the design and the result is a WordPress that’s just plain faster. Nearly every task you do on your blog will take fewer clicks and be faster in 2.7 than it did in a previous version.” Here’s the official video to introduce it:

You can read a detailed list of changes here, but you’ll notice features subtly sprinkled throughout the new interface:

If you would like to view some great tutorials on how to get around in the new version, check out Neil Hokanson’s work available here: http://nhokanson.wordpress.com/2009/01/07/wordpress-27-tutorials/