A New Update Is Here
The latest update to WordPress, 4.6 otherwise known as Pepper has just been launched! It is the second major update for this year packed with more exciting features, enhancements and easy fixes for bugs. When you try these new features, you’ll surely love wordpress even more!
Here’s a fun fact: the name Pepper is homage to jazz baritone saxophonist Park Frederick “Pepper” Adams III. Here are the features of this latest WordPress version you should try for yourself.
One of the best things about this update is you can stay on the page while making website updates like installing or even deleting your themes and plugins. This makes updating themes and plugins faster, more convenient and fun.
It is also good to know that this time, you’ll no longer have to navigate away from the page while making all these updates. Ajax powers another exciting feature is that the search screen for plugins.
As soon as you’ll update your website to wordpress 4.6, you’ll immediately notice that WordPress has now switched from just using Open Sans as a default font to more native fonts. This improves mobile device performance as well as promoting faster loading.
The latest version of wordpress also offers cool improvements to the edit screen as it now has the Inline Link Checker. It automatically checks links to ensure they are correct, and it also offers accurate Content Recovery. This automatically saves your content to the browser as you type. This isgreat as this means lesser chances of accidentally losing any content. It also allows users to easily restore posts.
There are also updates on areas which are not very visible. But these are still observable such as the resource hints, robust requests, WP_Term_Query and WP_Post_Type, Meta Registration API and more.
All these updates intend to make your website more functional and user-friendly. This results to giving your customers the feeling of being truly taken care of and making your business more appealing. WordPress is truly an excellent Content Management System that is updated continuously for the betterment of your website. It also contributes to the higher chances of making a conversion. So, expect for more awesome updates to come!