We don’t usually post about a WordPress updates but this is one I was excited about for awhile as there were promises of performance improvements. These improvements come in the form of WordPress MySQL Query improvements. When you have a lot of posts on your WordPress installation it starts creating large temporary tables. From what people have been posting in the initial tracker ticket about this it should significantly improve performance when a WordPress installation has a large number of posts. We hope this holds true for all our customers as we’re constantly seeing slow and intensive queries exactly like were described in the ticket issue from a lot of our users.
That isn’t all that is new though like lets check out the embedded twitter link right here:
WordPress 3.4 has been released upgrade now 🙂 blog.hawkhost.com/2012/06/14/wor…
— Hawk Host (@HawkHost) June 14, 2012
For more information it’s best to check out the codex post about it: http://codex.wordpress.org/Version_3.4 although just the mention of performance improvements should be enough for you to want to upgrade. Add all these other improvements and it should be an easy decision to upgrade.