WordPress 3.7 & 3.8 in Development

WordPress 3.7 & 3.8 in Development

The next two versions of WordPress will be developed simultaneously. Lead core developer Andrew Nacin and core contributor Jon Cave are tasked with the development of 3.7, it’s schedule to be released in October. The co-founder of WordPress, Matt Mullenweg is leading the development of 3.8, which is scheduled for release in December. Version 3.7 will be focused on stability and security, which includes updates to: language packs, auto-updates for minor releases and improvements to help strengthen user passwords. Version 3.8 release would be “experimental” and would likely feature the MP6 admin UI plugin and the 2014 theme.