WordPress released a new version few hours ago known as “WordPress 4.7 Vaughan“.
You can say that it’s the major update of 2016.
WordPress 4.7 brings some awesome new features.
These new features are quite exciting which you should try now.
Well, Here in this article, I’ll show you each and every new feature of this update.
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N.B: Kindly take the backup of your whole database before updating WordPress.
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Twenty Seventeen (New Default Theme)
The major update in WordPress 4.7 is their new default theme “Twenty Seventeen” which is incredibly contains awesome features.
This theme especially designed for business blogs/websites but you can use it on your blogs too.
It will be a default theme for 2017.
You can personalize it with your choice, whatever you want, you have free hand to do what you want with your theme.
It will work like charm on any device e.g. Tablets, Smartphones etc.
Well, the most lovely feature of this theme is it’s new typography which is giving it an awesome look.
There are many uncountable features of Twenty Seventeen but some of them are below (in a nutshell):
These all changes can be done through Live Preview section of the theme.
- Video Headers
- Editing shortcuts
- Custom CSS
- Menu Building Update
- Custom CSS
- and lot’s more.
PDF Thumbnail Preview
The new update of WordPress 4.7 contains PDF thumbnail preview.
It’s a quite good update as now you can see thumbnails of PDF too.
Now WordPress 4.7 made it easy to manage all your documents.
Supports Many Languages
Now WordPress 4.7 came with so many languages support.
You can easily make WordPress the way you like by adding your Favorite language.
By going to admin area you can switch the language you like.
Install the languages by going to this article “click here“.
This version comes with some impressive editor improvements this year.
This version makes work so easy and convenient.
Lovely, Right? I know!
- Custom Post Type Templates
- REST API Content Endpoints
- Locale Switching
- Custom Bulk Actions
- More Theme API Goodies
- Settings Registration API
- Customize Change Sets
- and quite more uncountable features.
Final Words On “WordPress 4.7”
Well, This was the new things in WordPress 4.7 along with lot’s of more features and improvements.
I have updated my WordPress just few hours ago.
Are you updating to this quite awesome update?
I know, after reading this article you’ll surely going to update your WordPress to 4.7.
Everything is quite awesome for me. 🙂
Do share it with your mates to let them know about the new WordPress.
Bye, Take care!