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WordPress 2.2 to be released on the 22nd of April

If you haven’t heard or read about it yet, WordPress 2.2 will be released this coming April the 22nd which is less than a week away now. Many WordPress users are excited and looking forward to this release because of the following features:

New User Features

  • Tagging support
  • Permalink redirection
  • Improved comment editing

Developer / Power User Stuff

  • Atom 1.0 support for feeds.
  • Multiple format comment feeds, including Atom.
  • Switched to jQuery for core JS, which is lighter and faster.
  • Atom API support.
  • Additional XML-RPC APIs for pages and such.
  • phpmailer was integrated for performance and maintainability.

Future additions

  • New permalink redirection stuff
  • An additional bundled theme?
  • Widgets?

But are you?

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