WordPress Wednesday: WordPress 4.8 Coming to a Blog Near You

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WordPress 4.8 is rumored to be a major update especially in the UI of widgets and post editing.

This is the 3 basic features this new version of WordPress will introduce:

  • An improved visual editor experience, with a new TinyMCE that allows you to navigate more intuitively in and out of inline elements like links. (Try it out to see, it’s hard to describe.)
  • A revamp of the dashboard news widget to bring in nearby and upcoming events including meetups and WordCamps.
  • Several new media widgets covering images, audio, and video, and an enhancement to the text widget to support visual editing.

Matt says, “Our goals are to make editing posts with links more intuitive, make widgets easier for new users and more convenient for existing ones, and get many more people aware of and attending our community events.”

Here are some resources to find out more about WordPress 4.8:

WordPress 4.8 is set to release on tomorrow. Stay tuned!

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