The most visible change involved a complete redesign of the Pages wizard. Now, mirroring the look and feel of the Posts wizard, the Pages wizard has a pages index / menu - with layout, button / link set, and similar features resembling the Posts wizard.
To make the new Pages wizard design fit in, the Pages wizard now only indexes and maintains "static" pages. Conversely, "dynamic" pages are maintained using the Layout "Pages" gadget.
- Archive retrievals.
- External links.
- Label searches.
This redesign did not go unnoticed, among the blog owners.