WordPress 4.0 “Benny” Release

Oh hey WordPress 4.0. I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait to use all of the nifty new features included in the latest version of WordPress. Maria wrote a great post on the upcoming features of WordPress 4.0, but now that it’s officially out you can update your installations and see for yourself.

Nick-named after Benny Goodman, WordPress 4.0 “Benny” is full of just as much style and pizazz as the famed jazz musician. Don’t believe me? Checkout the quick video WordPress put together to showcase the updates and new features they’ve integrated into this release.

Since I obviously work with WordPress all day I’m excited for many of the changes – especially those made to the editor. The auto-expanding editor and visible embeds will help many bloggers be more productive. Plus the media grid will be very helpful when looking for a particular photo or other file uploaded way back when. But these are just a few of the updates that have been made to make WordPress that much better.

You can read the full WordPress 4.0 release post to find out more. Let us know what you think about the changes in the comments below – we’d love to know what you think about 4.0!

Kyla
Post Author: Kyla

Hi! My name is Kyla, and I'm the VP at WPE. Although I'm still new to WordPress, I love every bit and I have fun sharing what I learn with all of you!

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  1. WordPress 4.0 "Benny" says:
    Just moving to "Benny" as I am writing this comment :) Welcome "Benny"!
  2. Fahad Rafiq says:
    This helps in securing your website and helps is SEO rankings. WordPress Benny has the best features like embeded content, widget customizer in separate panel and much more

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