Updating to WordPress 3.4

Folks it’s here! Hurray!

At WPMU DEV our commitment is to making sure our products are up to date and ready for compatibility with the latest WordPress releases within 24 hours.

Well, it’s out now. What does that mean for you?

As always, a good backup is recommended. This upgrade should be an easy/smooth process, but there’s no reason to risk it. If you’re not sure how to backup your database, here’s some good info:


One of the coolest new features is the Theme Customizer (with live preview). Learn more about it here:


Do you need to upgrade right now?

Running the latest version of WordPress is always recommended. However, with point releases such as this there’s wisdom in waiting a week or two so that any previously unseen bugs are caught and squashed.

New features are great, but if this isn’t your own, personal site (ie. a client) you want to ensure they have the best experience possible – and that can mean waiting around to see if any new bugs are reported. There can be wisdom in waiting till 3.4.1.

Other than that check it out. Here’s the highlights and full details from the codex:


What are you most excited about? Thanks!