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WordPress 3.0 Beta Released

Ben Parr

WordPress fans, it’s here: The first beta of WordPress 3.0 has been released.

In a late-night announcement Jane Wells, the UX lead atAutomattic (the parent company of WordPressWordPress), laid out some of the many new features in the version 3.0 beta of the popular blogging software. The first thing she points out is a new custom menus system, which she makes clear “is not quite finished.”

The newsworthy aspect of the release is the merger of WordPress and WordPress MU (multi-user), a fork of WordPress that allows multiple blogs to operate from a single installation. These two features are fully merged in WordPress 3.0, although you should probably read the instructions before taking this feature out for a test drive.

Read more at Mashable.com