WordPress developers have released the first beta of their next major update.

WordPress 3.2 Beta 1 is now available as a free download. This build comes with major changes to background design.

The developers highlighted the other features:

Performance improvements

Distraction-free Writing: A new full screen post editor aimed at making it comfortable for you to write long posts without any distraction around.

New Default Theme: Twenty Eleven is the new default theme. This one is based on Duster and it looks lovely!

Browse Happy: WordPress would alert you if you are using an outdated web browser.

Admin Bar: Admin bar gets some new additions making it even more useful!