Theme reviewers and developers: WordPres…

Theme reviewers and developers: WordPress 3.2 Beta 1 is upon us.

Reviewers, now is the time to switch your test environments to the betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. (e.g. using the WordPress Beta Tester PluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party), and to start identifying any potential changes to the Guidelines based on the 3.2 release. (There shouldn’t be many this cycle.)

Developers: now is a great time to switch your development environments to the beta (e.g. using the WordPress Beta Tester Plugin), to start working out any issues that might be introduced in the new code.