Originally published on April 24, 2008. Updated on May 5, 20, 22, June 16, and June 20.
WordPress 2.6 may not be due until August 2008, but already I’ve managed to compile a list of features and enhancements that we’ll likely be seeing in this next major WordPress release. (I’ll continue to update this post as we approach the release date.)
Although WordPress 2.6 is still in the early alpha stages (as of this writing), you can still check out the unofficial WordPress 2.6 Demo Site and give some of the new features a whirl.
Here’s a list of 5 features that have gone missing in WordPress 2.5:
July 2010 Update: WordPress MU has been incorporated into WordPress 3.0 and later, so some of these differences are no longer relevant.
Although WordPress and WordPress MU share somewhere around 95% of the same code, there are many more differences between the two than just multi-blog support. Here’s a thorough analysis: