The link to the demo has been restored 2.5 Demo Site Chris has reassured me that he has taken the proper steps to ensure that redirects and the changing of the admin username and password will not happen anymore. If you see otherwise, please let us know.
Chris Johnston has announced the availability of a public WordPress 2.5 demo site. This site will house the most up to date version of WordPress 2.5 prior to its release in March. This is particularly useful to those who do not wish to setup an SVN install of WordPress on their local machine or web server. Feel free to play around within the administration panel as the database is reset with default information every hour. The login credentials for the demo are as follows:
The username is admin and the password is demo.
I want to personally extend a thanks to Chris for taking the time to set this up and maintain it. What an awesome way to check out the progress of WordPress 2.5 without the need of doing a manual subversion install. (Although that would still be a good learning experience for those interested).
[Mark’s edit] Please be mindful that there is a feature freeze and the devs are polishing up the product and ironing out bugs in order to get version 2.5 ready for the March release. This is not the final release.
[Another Edit] Please be aware that the demo site might be redirected to some other place that is less than savory. The blog does get wiped out and re-instated every hour.