WordPress is one of the most important tools for the companies or even the individuals in the market offering custom web design & web development services. It is also known as one of the most popular website management or blogging system available over the web. The best thing is that it supports more than 60 million websites and thus becomes one of the most popular and preferred tools for different kind of web development.

It is important to mention that the latest version of the same is now as launched in the market as WordPress 4.8 and it is available for download. Users can update their existing version from their WordPress dashboard also. Let’s check out the offerings of this latest version.

Link Boundaries

The latest version of WordPress enables the feature of editing links within the content in a much convenient manner and the name of the feature is link boundaries. Now with the help of this amazing feature, attaching new text to existing anchor text canbe done smoothly without re-inserting the link.  This feature will be quite helpful for the companies involved in WordPress development.

Widget-related Features

Check out the features related to thewidget in the latest version 4.8.

  • Adding Rich Text

The latest version of the WordPress enables text widgets to be formatted easily with the help of native rich text editingabilities.

  • Adding Images

Now the addition of an image within a widget now can be done without the use of thecode. In addition to that, the images can also be added within the setting of the widget.

  • Addition of Audio

The latest version also enables the tuning of any audio available in the media library into a widget within the widget settings.

  • Addition of Videos

Now users can turn or play any video from the media library into a sidebar widget with the help of new ‘Video’ widget.

Adjacent WordPress Events

The latest version (v4.8) has been designed and offers a new section which is used for informing the users about the happening of nearby or adjacent events related to WordPress. Now, this would be highly beneficial for the companies and even for the people looking for different types of development like eCommerce development, online travel portal development, jobsite design, etc.

Exclusion of Provision for the WMA as well as WMV Files

Out of all the latest features added in the latest version of WordPress, one of the most significant updates is that this tool has excluded the provision for aging different video as well as audio formats. So, as per the latest update, the formats of the file which need the Silverlight plugin will no longer be embedded in the content, but yes they will be shown as a download link in the content.

So, these were some of the striking update made in the WordPress and it is needless to mention that it will attract more and more users towards it for the use of the same. Feel free to share your thoughts and opinions below in the comments section.

Check Out the Latest Offerings of WordPress 4.8
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