WordPress 4.7 Released!

WordPress 4.7 has been released.


What’s New

  • Twenty Seventeen – A brand new default theme brings your site to life with immersive featured images and video headers.
  • New Features to Customizer – Theme Starter Content, Edit Shortcuts, Video Headers, Smoother Menu Building, Custom CSS
  • PDF Thumbnail Previews – Managing your document collection is easier with WordPress 4.7. Uploading PDFs will generate thumbnail images so you can more easily distinguish between all your documents.
  • Dashboard in your language – Just because your site is in one language doesn’t mean that everybody helping manage it prefers that language for their admin. Add more languages to your site and a user language option will show up in your user’s profiles.
  • REST API Content Endpoints – WordPress 4.7 comes with REST API endpoints for posts, comments, terms, users, meta, and settings.
  • Post Type Templates
  • More Theme API Goodies
  • Custom Bulk Actions
  • WP_Hook
  • Settings Registration API
  • Customize Changesets

Download: WordPress 4.7

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WordPress 4.2 Released

WordPress 4.2 has been released!

What’s New?

  • New and improved Press This
  • New characters out-of-the-box, including emoji, native Chinese, Japanese, and Korean characters, musical and mathematical symbols, and hieroglyphs.
  • Switch themes in the Customizer
  • More embeds (Tumblr.com and Kickstarter)
  • Streamlined plugin updates
  • utf8mb4 support
  • JavaScript accessibility with wp.a11y.speak()
  • Shared term splitting
  • Complex query ordering for WP_Query, WP_Comment_Query, and WP_User_Query

Download: WordPress 4.2

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WordPress 4.1 Released

WordPress 4.1 has been released.

New features

  • New default theme: Twenty Fifteen
  • Distraction-free writing mode
  • Choose a language – Right now, WordPress 4.1 is already translated into over forty languages, with more always in progress. You can switch to any translation on the General Settings screen
  • Log out everywhere – If you’ve ever worried you forgot to sign out from a shared computer, you can now go to your profile and log out everywhere
  • Vine embeds – Embedding videos from Vine is as simple as pasting a URL onto its own line in a post. See the full list of supported embeds
  • Plugin recommendations – The plugin installer suggests plugins for you to try. Recommendations are based on the plugins you and other users have installed
  • Complex Queries – Metadata, date, and term queries now support advanced conditional logic, like nested clauses and multiple operators — A AND ( B OR C )
  • Customizer API – The customizer now supports conditionally showing panels and sections based on the page being previewed
  • <title> tags in themes – add_theme_support( 'title-tag' ) tells WordPress to handle the complexities of document titles

For more detailed information, checkout the changelog!

Download: WordPress 4.1

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