baseScape, Focus and FrameFX are now converted to Core versions. Old, standalone themes will not be updated anymore. New core versions bring some minor fixes to themes, improvements to login form styling for WordPress 3.3 and they require xScape Core 1.7.8 or newer.
eScape, photoScape and airScape are now converted to Core versions. Old, standalone themes will not be updated anymore. New core versions bring some minor fixes to themes, improvements to login form styling for WordPress 3.3 and they requires xScape Core 1.7.8 or newer.
lightScape is the next of the xScape themes to get its Core version. Old, standalone lightScape theme will not be updated anymore. New theme core version brings some minor fixes to theme, but basically it is the same as previous one. Theme requires xScape Core 1.7.8 or newer.
A while back, we have introduced a concept of Core themes. In standard WordPress theme, Core theme is a child theme for a main theme called xScape Core. So far, we have 3 Core themes, and all the other old themes will be converted to Core version soon. Future themes will be Core only.
New maintenance release of xScape adds more changes and updates to bbPress support module, many updates and changes for templates loading, improvements to different framework elements and functions and several bug fixes. All themes will get new versions with new framework.
After the first part of the benchmark of WordPress 3.0 versus 2.9.2, here is the second part focusing on the admin section of the WordPress and the execution on the client side. Part 3 is coming in a few days and it will be dedicated to testing on the blog side of the WordPress.
WordPress 3.0 has been released few days ago, and judging from the search queries that brought visitors to this website, the transition has not been without problems. So, here is the first part of WordPress 3.0 benchmark comparing this version to previous 2.9.2.