WordPress 3.3: 1 Million Downloads

December 16th, 2011

WordPress 3.3 was released just 4 days ago, and it has now been downloaded over 1 million times, surpassing the record previously held by WordPress 3.2. Given some rough math, that’s about 250,000 downloads of WordPress each day!

If you haven’t upgraded to WordPress 3.3 yet, or you have never tried WordPress, now’s the perfect time to give it a shot. Let’s see what sort of record download numbers we can bring WordPress 3.3 to in its first week!




  1. Tom Coburn (67 comments.) says:

    How do you disable the admin toolbar on a theme?
    the admin toolbar interferes with how my theme works

    I’m using the FB_WP_Theme

  2. Ed (1 comments.) says:

    We use WordPress in our company website (Bricos Is it safe to upgrade right away? Or is it recommended to wait for possible bugs?

  3. BlondeBomber (1 comments.) says:

    I think the upgrade is safe immediately. But, you might want to double check for bugs. You can never be too sure.

  4. Bob (1 comments.) says:

    Known issues are posted here:

    Plugin compatibility is always a potential issue with new versions of WordPress.

  5. Reiner (2 comments.) says:

    I’ve just switched to 3.3, looks good!

  6. Paul (1 comments.) says:

    It’s a nice upgrade the new features are nice but I’ve noticed a few bugs which I hope they get fixed soon.

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