WordPress announced the launch of Version 4.0 on 4th September; we discuss in this article what this new version brings in terms of new functionality and why you should upgrade.
What is WordPress?
WordPress is the most implemented Web Content Management System in the World. Established in 2003, WordPress offers a large variety of functionality through 30,000+ plugins developed by its worldwide community of Developers.
What is Version 4.0?
Version 4.0 is also nicknamed “Benny” in hour of Jazz musician “Benny Goodman”. It’s not just another patch/minor release it’s a major evolution in the WordPress platform and takes a huge step from version 3.9. This version was collaboration between 275 WordPress contributors.
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New Functionality Provided Overview
Here’s a list of some of the new functionality:
Smoother writing and management experience
Improved ease of embedding objects
Improved ability to find the best related plugins
An expansion of the number of embed options (e.g. YouTube playlists and talks from TED)
A more visual browsing experience
Improved search capabilities
WordPress 4.0 New features Video
Click the link below to view the official WordPress video for version 4.0:
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