WordPress 3.9 Release Candidate 2 is Obtainable for Testing

7 May 2014

The extremely popular CMS (content management system) WordPress has come into the second release candidate stage for version 3.9.

The authorized WordPress blog states that roughly 60 changes have been made between the first release candidate and the second one; a complete change log is evident on the development blog. The latest features and fixes, however, an enhanced TinyMCE compatibility, fixes to live widget previews and a new theme browser allowing users to see at a glance all of their installed themes for the podium. These can grow to big numbers, if users frequently try out new themes as there are exactly thousands of freely obtainable themes encompassing a vast range of genres from generic themes to more dedicated ones such as music, photography, video, technology, portfolio, news and law themes made officially by the WordPress team and by third-parties that are fit for use on an array of competent websites.

WordPress powers tens of thousands of websites and blogs across the Internet and is eminent for its user-friendliness and yet extremely dominant feature set as well as it one-step installer allowing it to be setup on novel sites with least effort. This has enabled it to become an efficient way of generating and producing a simple website if you are a more novice computer user or for producing an expert-styled blog with many advanced web features counting the thousands of plugins accessible for the podium and raw HTML5 and Java script code. It’s about general support by web and dominant hosts has led to hundreds of thousands of users building sites with it and its one-step installer mentioned above means that hobbyists and techies can run it off their own web servers easily. It is, however, by no means a dead project and is still undergoing regular development with many new features planned as today’s progress shows with the second release candidate for WordPress 3.9 bringing host of bug fixes and UI enhancements. 

The most excellent way to get started testing WordPress 3.9 Release Candidate 2 currently is to download the release candidate in ZIP format or employ the WordPress Beta Tester plugin as suggested on the WordPress Blog. It is value noticing that this is still a beta build and as such perhaps should not be used on live sites where dependability is of supreme significance. The WordPress team is also asking that people ensure their homemade plugins are wholly compatible with WordPress 3.9 employing this release and then mark them to say that they are 3.9-safe. 

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