WordPress 4.8 release The Update includes new features such as new media widgets and an updated text widget
Status: WordPress 4.7.2 is available
Who should upgrade? All users of WordPrss 4.7x and below
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WordPress has released version 4.8 named "Evans" after the jazz pianist and composer William John “Bill” Evans. The updates include three new media widgets:

  • Image Widget - easily add an image to a widget
  • Video Widget - easily add any video from the Media Library
  • Audio Widget - provides an interface to play an audio file through a widget

For more specific information concerning the updates within WordPress 4.8, please go to Wordpress 4.8 "Evans".

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