WordPress 4.8

Several hundred bug fixes and enhancements, along with a few new features related to media, were collectively made available earlier this week in the form of WordPress 4.8.

The new version doesn’t include any fixes specifically related to security, so there’s no great urgency to upgrade your web sites. Since this is a major release, most sites will not automatically update themselves.

About jrivett

Jeff Rivett has worked with and written about computers since the early 1980s. His first computer was an Apple II+, built by his father and heavily customized. Jeff's writing appeared in Computist Magazine in the 1980s, and he created and sold a game utility (Ultimaker 2, reviewed in the December 1983 Washington Apple Pi Journal) to international markets during the same period. Proceeds from writing, software sales, and contract programming gigs paid his way through university, earning him a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) degree at UWO. Jeff went on to work as a programmer, sysadmin, and manager in various industries. There's more on the About page, and on the Jeff Rivett Consulting site.

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