Tag: WordPress 4.7
Three This-Changes-Everything Features in WordPress 4.7
Three major changes in WordPress 4.7 jump out as having the power to significantly transform how I do my work every day.
What Looks Amazing in WordPress 4.7 Beta 1
If you’ve been wanting to get your hands on WordPress 4.7, you can now get the Beta 1 version from wordpress.org. The feature list is looking really spicy. Standouts include:
WordPress 4.7 Removes the Underline and Justify Buttons From the Editor
In the spirit of “decisions, not options,” WordPress 4.7 will remove two bad-practice abilities from the TinyMCE Visual editor: the ability to underline text that isn’t a link, and the ability to justify text (so that lines of text are always full-width). From the article:
WP REST API Content Endpoints Officially Approved for Merge into WordPress 4.7
Fans of the WordPress REST API will know that it’s taking forever to ship. Some reasons are great—thousands of hours from dozens of volunteers to make sure it’s as right as it can be when it goes into WordPress core—and some are not so great: an oddly political merge process dominated by a few voices with outsize influence.
New Theme Features in the Works for WordPress 4.7
I’m a bit behind the eight-ball on this. But I’m pretty excited by some of the new theme features that are in the works for WordPress 4.7. The most interesting to me is the new get_theme_file_uri() function, which will be a child-theme aware method of easily linking to your theme resources. Got that? It’s cool because: