As expected, WordPress 4.7 has also fulfilled the expectation of its users. There are about sixty million downloads of WordPress 4.7 recorded by WordPress.org. After this much appreciation, the maintenance release WordPress 4.7.4 is now available to download for improved WordPress website functionality.
Summarily, there are almost 47 bug fixes and improvements made in this maintenance release. Out of which the major fixes are:
- REST API added improvements
- Incompatibility of Upcoming Google Chrome version with WordPress Visual Editor
- Unsettled Media Controls
- Cropping Image button off screen on mobile devices
However, there are few more changes and to know more about them, visit Codex > Version 4.7.4. Additionally, for insight details, visiting Changes List will guide you more about this new release. We recommend you to update your WordPress for improved performance. Old releases can make your website vulnerable due to security and many other issues.
As far as automatic WordPress update process is concerned, it is a piece of cake.
- Simply, go to “Updates” from your WordPress dashboard
- It will redirect you to “WordPress Updates” panel. This panel will notify you either you need fresh installation or not
- If yes, then click “Update Now” button and wait for the process to complete (NOTE: It will also notify you if you have the latest version installed already)
- We recommend you to always take the backup of your existing WordPress site
As far as manual WordPress update process is concerned, follow these steps. The process of updating WordPress hits all the related folders and files involved in the installation of WordPress. Therefore, taking a backup will make installation more pleasing. If you are a beginner, then check out WordPress Codex, Initial Steps and FAQs. These sources assist you in kickstarting your website with WordPress.
WordPress is a great platform for those who do not have any coding knowledge. Its user-friendly interface helps you create a website within few hours even if you are a newbie.
Download the latest WordPress version by clicking below button and reduce some effort. We hope you find this article meaningful. Feel free to share your thoughts on this latest maintenance release. You can also share something interesting regarding the WordPress. If we like we will feature that on our blog with your name.
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