Are you looking for the latest version of WordPress? Gladly, WordPress announced that they are on the edge of latest WordPress release. They are going to release WordPress 4.8 at the start of June.
With this breaking news, WordPress also releases 4.8 beta 1 version for its users on account of initial testing and real time experience. This beta version is released to console the people hanging fire for latest WordPress release to get improved compatibility with latest WordPress themes and plugins.
So far WordPress enlightened three major enhancements.
1. An Improved Visual Editor
We are guaranteed to get an improved visual editor in this latest WordPress version. The updated TinyMCE is intended to control things in visual editor effortlessly by the users. The inline element such as links get more attention in the new TinyMCE editor.
2. Modernistic News Widget
WordPress 4.8 completely renovated WordPress news widget on the dashboard. Better than before, news widget will feature news regarding WordCamps, Meetups, and other upcoming events. In simple, WordPress users will be more aware of the happenings in WordPress arena.
3. Contemporary Media Widgets
Good news that alongside the enhancements to the text widget, WordPress introduces few new widgets which deal with audios, videos and images. All these enhancements are made to extend the functionality of visual editing.
It’s better to try this initial beta version of WordPress 4.8. Do it by using beta tester plugin or running the trunk but not before taking backup of your website. Obviously, the real-time experience will be more helpful to get a clear idea about latest WordPress version.
All in all, this latest version of WordPress came with a mission of providing easy post editing features, extravagant news and media widgets to the users. WordPress 4.8 is keen to keep its users updated about WordPress developments through fresh look news widget on the WordPress dashboard.