WordPress 4.0 Released

WordPress has recently released its latest update: WordPress 4.0 version (name: “Benny”, in honour of Benny Goodman). According to WordPress.org, the new version of WordPress features:

  • An enhanced media-upload experience: The Media Library is now in a beautiful endless grid mode. The new preview mode makes viewing and editing much smoother and faster.


  • Embedding enhancement: with the WordPress 4.0 version, you can paste a YouTube URL directly on a new line in a post and the embedded player will be displayed in the WordPress editor – simply WYSIWYG
  • Improved plugin browsing experience


  • And much more…

To update, log in to your WordPress dashboard and the update button is listed on top of the browser. To learn more about the update, please read this blog post from WordPress.org

Don’t forget to perform a full site backup before updating your WordPress site!!

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