With the major release of the widely used blog publishing platform, WordPress, very near there are some things you should know before getting rough and tumble with the new features. Aaron Brazell posted a great list of the 10 most important things a blogger should know about WordPress 2.0 over at problogger.net. Heresay is that WordPress 2.0 comes out tomorrow, the 26th, so read up. Some of the list highlights are that WP2 has built in database caching, image uploading on the edit page, and bundled Akismet anti-spam. I already use Akismet and know how indispensable it has become.