WordPress 4.8 Release – New Updates

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On 8 June 2017, WordPress latest version WordPress 4.8 “Evans” has been released which is named in the honor of the jazz pianist and composer William John “Bill” Evans. WordPress 4.8 is now available for download or you can update in your WordPress dashboard. Before the release, so many WordPress developers as well as users were eagerly waiting for the release and they wanted to know what are the new updates and changes. As a good news, WordPress 4.8 offers many changes which developers will love as they will improve the user experience. As “Evans” is a major release of WordPress hence you have to manually start the update if you are not on a managed WordPress hosting service. Also it is important to take WordPress backup before starting the update. The WordPress developers have added three new default widgets in WordPress 4.8. Actually WordPress users were waiting for these widgets since long and now they are happy that finally they got them. These updates look minor but they are due to the efforts of hundreds of developers. Look at these updates and new features which surely you will like:- Link improvements New media widgets under images, video and audio An upgraded text widget which supports visual editing Upgraded new section in your dashboard to notify you about nearby WordPress events and meetings Also read this : What’s New With The WordPress 4.7.2? Widget Updates – Image Widget WordPress has made it easier to add an image to a widget.