After a long time awaiting, today the first release candidate (RC1) for WordPress 3.0 has been released. This version comes with almost everything done: all features finished, all bugs squashed, and all potential issues addressed. Something new in WordPress 3.0 RC1 from WordPress beta 2.0:
- Custom menus are finished.
- Multi-site is all set.
- The look of the WordPress admin has been lightened up a little bit, so you can focus more on your content.
Besides that, WordPress 3.0 RC1 has some new features that have been already included since beta version: custom post type, custom taxonomy (improved), shortlink, …
Just download and test the new version now!