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WordPress 3.3 now available – a zippy and snazzy update

WordPress 3.3 is now available as a download as well as an update in existing installations’ administrative screen.

My first impressions: the user interface felt more responsive than before and has been tweaked for improved efficiency. From what I understand, this update delves below the dated interface, polishing some rust off the underlying platform to improve general performance, notably in processing permalinks and slugs.

Yeah WordPress has been powering a significant demographic of the blogging world for some time but the platform has really been improving nicely since the big 3.0 and version 3.3 is carrying this trend forward. Watch the video below for an overview of the new goodies, or check out the more detailed list of changes.