WordPress 2.5

Been running WordPress 2.5 for the last few days. I have to say, after getting over the initial learning curve of any new interface (however slight), I’m rather impressed.

The post writing is a lot simpler and easier to use. I like the AJAX touches (e.g. when creating a permalink from a title) and the entire thing has stepped up a notch in perceived quality.

Downsides (after very little testing):

  • It all seems a little slower…. but maybe that’s just my server at the moment. Time will tell.
  • The post editing box is still partially ‘below the fold’ on Firefox, maximised with an 800 pixel-high screen. Too much “stuff” above the edit box, which means I have to scroll to write every new post.
  • I want to preserve a comment that I removed from the site (ie. don’t want it public; I want it private). Not entirely sure how to do this yet – it thinks the comment requires “approval”

Um, I think that’s about it. I’d definitely recommend upgrading.