WordPress Upgrade: Version 3.5

“If you’ve been around WordPress a while, the most dramatic new change you’ll notice is a completely re-imagined flow for uploading photos and creating galleries. Media has long been a friction point and we’ve listened hard and given a lot of thought into crafting this new system. ”


  • New Media Manager
    • Beautiful interface: A streamlined, all-new experience
    • Create galleries faster with drag-and-drop reordering, inline caption editing, and simplified controls
    • Insert multiple images at once with Shift/Ctrl+click
    • Insert multiple galleries per post and independently order images
  • Admin Enhancements
    • Retina-Ready (HiDPI) Admin
    • Better accessibility for screenreaders, touch devices, and keyboard users
    • More polish on admin screens
  • Dashboard
    • Button styles updated throughout Dashboard to more modern, rectangular shape
    • Help Text improvements throughout
  • Posts
    • Rename the “HTML” editor tab to “Text”
    • Prevent child categories from being visually promoted to the top level after Quick Edit