WordPress 4.9 “Tipton” is released with major Customizer Improvements and some cool features. This version following the tradition also named after a Jazz musician and bandleader Billy Tipton.
What’s New in WordPress 4.9?
Customizer Work Flow Improved
WordPress 4.9 brings great improvements to the customizer. Design drafts, Scheduling, and locking, along with preview links. New exciting functionalities to widgets, and a powerful text editor for editing code, and much more.
Highlighting code syntax and checking errors will create a clean and smooth experience in building sites.
Even More Widget Updates
New exciting functionalities to widgets, and a powerful text editor for editing code, and much more.
Site Building Improvements
Search, browse and preview more than 2600 themes from within the Customizer before deploying changes to the site.
Other changes include:
- Improvements to the Customize JS API
- Code Editing Improvements
- MediaElement.js upgraded to 4.2.6
- Roles and Capabilities Improvements
To know more about WordPress 4.9 click here.
Core Contribution by IdeaBox :
With this release, we have 3 IdeaBox team members who made their contribution to WordPress 4.9: Nidhi Jain, Achal Jain, and Monika Rao.
Congratulations to our team members and much gratitude to all other contributors who made WP 4.9 possible.