WordPress 4.3 version launched, What new thing on “Billie”
Yes, wordpress launched its latest version after 4 months of research and development with some new features and security. WordPress again and again proving it is the best blogging platform for all kind of users and ensure more security when each version launched.
If you are a blogger using wordpress as your publishing platform, I am sure you will be having anxiety of what new things are being involved in its latest version. Regular updating on wordpress platform and well research on what next want to add on wordpress makes it as most wanted blog publishing platform. Yes in this article we are going to find out updates in wordpress 4.3. Let’s look on…
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what is new on wordpress 4.3
Last week wordpress launched its latest stable version wordpress 4.3, we can check what free updates are made for the users.
For a success blog, there should always need strong security for his blog site. In this update, wordpress developers getting more secured platform by default. They know how security should perform for a bloggers running millions of blog. So they focused primarily on getting improved security.
By default, when you install a wordpress platform till its last version, after installing, we are given an option to set password for wordpress to enter the dashboard. So we are putting password with our convenient, but sometime the password we are given may not satisfy the strength meter, so we will try different to strengthening it. In wordpress 4.3, when installing wordpress, by default there is a strong password with strong signal in strength meter. That is good idea, we are getting a strong password by default, you can copy the password and paste or memorize the strong password given by wordpress. If you are not interested in the default password provided by wordpress, there is option to change it in your wish. You can change the password for your own private password. For this you will get a new window for resetting the password.
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Attention on wordpress multisite
WordPress multisite, if you are working with wordpress for long years and tried experiments on wordpress, you will have idea of wordpress multisite. Yes, wordpress multisite is a feature on your wp dashboard, you can manage many website where themes, plugins even database can be shared for all the websites. Since wp has come up with multisite from version 3.0, in 2010, they not much updated this feature in their coming versions. But in wordpress 4.3, they made more attention on multisite features.
Menu in customizer
This is another important update in wordpress 4.3. Since last 3-4 version, there have a customizer in wordpress dashboard to manage site structure, widget, sidebar, footer, front page selection etc. That was very helpful for us as it allows us to set via customizer when we are first go to it after installing the wordpress in our host. Now they have added feature to manage the menu item via customizer. We can use custom links of menu if we are not created a page in wordpress dashboard by customizer, or if we created pages already, we can manage it by customizer. This is same as what we seen in menu settings under appearance section.
Setting site icon: It is new….
WordPress does not allows us to add site icon of favicon to our site, that was theme specifically done by us or we want to use plugins for that, But all are changed. WordPress become more easy when each version coming. Yes, in this wordpress 4.3 we are getting an option to set site icon or favicon from friendly wordpress dashboard.
visual editor got rich
Yes, visual editor in wordpress admin pages or post, there made tremendous changes as it becomes more friendly that any of the previous version. Some shortcuts have been added to make simple texting for a blogger or author. We can use shortcut for automatic formatting the text. Let look on the features.
1) We can use a star (*) or a hyphen to start an unordered list.
2) By typing one and a full stop will begin an ordered list. Eg. 1.
3) Type one and single bracket (right side) also will start an ordered list. Eg: 1)
4) Left Angle bracket or greater than symbol will create a blockquote.
5) Next is an interesting update on visual editor. Just type # symbol to put a primary heading
, When you type ## (double hash will generate
) and so on when adding more number of # symbol.
New Template added
As always when new version launched, there should be one template along with it. This time again they added a new theme on template hierarchy. The newly added theme is well coded and is responsive in terms of all kind of devices. They are responsive in mobile devices, ipad, and many other dimension devices. So web development from this template will be very easy for wordpress responsive web developers.
Yes, I think these are awesome changes that wordpress added for us. Now I am very anxiety what any other features they are going to figure out for the next version. Let’s wait and see…