New WordPress 4.8 is released to gives you more benefits and amazing experience. In this article I am going to show you each and every features of WordPress 4.8 with screenshots.
Here is the list of WordPress 4.8 new features:
- Image Widget
First new update in WordPress 4.8 is image widget. Simply click on “add image” and select the image from your computer or media library and see it appear automatically. After selecting the image then don’t forget to click on the “save” button. Now image adding in widget is a simple task for every WordPress user without code. With the help of this feature you can add the image in sidebar of your site and also replace your widget image easily. The title of image is compulsory in widget and you can also delete the image widget. This is the amazing feature of WordPress which gives a good experience for user.
- Video Widget
Next updated feature of WordPress 4.8 is video widget which is the best way for promoting/branding your website. You can simply click on “add video” button and select the video from your computer or media library, after selecting the video click on the “save” button. This video display on the sidebar of your website and you can also replace the videos. You can use this widget to display the welcome video of your site. With the help of this widget you can promote your latest or best content.
- Audio Widget
This feature is best for podcaster, musician or avid blogger. With the help of this feature you can upload audio file in your website. You can upload the audio file in simple way. Just click on the “add audio” button and after that save it and your file is ready for your visitor. With the help of this widget you can give your message to your visitor with your own voice and if you are a musician then you can upload a song in your website with this feature.
- Rich Text Widget
Another great feature of WordPress 4.8 is text widget which is helpful for beginners who aren’t aware with HTML code. This feature is very helpful for creating list, adding links, text formatting, etc. without inserting any HTML code. You can add content in simple text or HTML code. If you want to give a new update for your visitor then this feature is very helpful for you.
- Link Boundaries
This feature defines the link boundaries. In the earlier versions of WordPress, when you update a link then you may found it doesn’t insert correctly. When you edit text after the link then your new text also get linked up and this function waste your time but with the help of link boundaries this problem is removed. Now when you edit text after the link then your new text will not linked with edit link. This feature will definitely help you and this prevents the wasting of your valuable time.
- Nearby WordPress Events
WordPress 4.8 launch new feature called “Events and News” which quickly becomes our favorite. WordPress start a offline meetings with groups regularly. The main purposes to launch these events are improvement in skill, discussion about new updates and discussion WordPress issues. These events displayed on the right side of the dashboard. Now you can easily find the local events of WordPress.
New update of WordPress makes user’s experience even better. Every updates of WordPress comes with some new functionality and that’s exactly happened in this update as well.