If you login to your WordPress site today you’ll notice a new version has hidden into town; welcome to WordPress 3.3. The folks at WordPress name this version “Sonny” in honor of the great jazz saxophonist Sonny Stitt.

WordPress has had over 65 million downloads since version 3.0 was released, and in this third major iteration they have added significant polish around the new user experience, navigation, uploading, and imports.

Here are some of the savvy new features:

  • Flyout Menus
  • Admin Bar Revamped
  • More Efficient Media Uploader
  • New Feature Tooltips aka Pointers
  • Responsive Admin Panel
  • Permalink and Performance Issue

Check out this short video that summarizes the things we think you’ll find are pretty spiffy: