Version 4.0 of WordPress, named “Benny” in honor of jazz clarinetist and bandleaderBenny Goodman, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. While 4.0 is just another number for us after 3.9 and before 4.1, we feel we’ve put a little extra polish into it. This release brings you a smoother writing and management experience we think you’ll enjoy.
Key WordPress 4.0 Features
A lot of work goes into each WordPress release and version 4.0 is no different. The key features on this new version are:
- Choosing Your Own Language On Installation
- New Grid View for the Media Library
- Improvements to the Content Editor
- More Support for oEmbed
- Improvements to TinyMCE Views
- New Plugin Installation Experience
- New Widget Customizer Panel
- New Accessibility Features
- Updated External Libraries
WordPress team have done a great job further improving the WordPress user experience and making it an even more accessible platform for users worldwide.
For more information: WordPress 4.0