WordPress is one of the easiest and most widely adopted content management system (CMS). Many organizations, corporations and institutes relies on WordPress as a backbone for their websites. One of the many advantages of WordPress is the ability to customize the look and functionality of your website to fit your requirements and that’s done through themes (visual requirements) and plugins (functional requirements).
A new release of WordPress is now out in the wild, it’s WordPress 4.1 “Dinah”; the name Dinah is in honor of the jazz singer Dinah Washington, the new version comes with enhanced functionality and a new theme.
A New Theme
WordPress 4.1 comes with the new twenty fifteen theme, the new theme is blog focused. In this new new theme the typography has been adjusted and enhanced to fit any screen size ( Desktop, Tablet, Mobile with any screen size and aspect ratio).
Second: Better Typing Experience
The new WordPress release “Dinah” has an enhanced post setting that allows the user to concentrate on what he/she is doing without any distraction and open tabs all over the screen, now wonder the new writing mode is called “Distraction Free Writing Mode” that does exactly what the name implies.
Third: Even More Languages
The new release of WordPress comes with even more languages now the user will have 40 languages to choose from and customize his/her website to their linking.
Fourth: Embedding Vines
Since Vines are gaining more popularity every minute; WordPress 4.1 allows its users to embed Vine videos to posts directly, this can be done by simply copying the vine link and pasting it to your post and that’s it.
Fifth: Log-out Everywhere
To enhance the security of your website, the new WordPress 4.1 release allows the user to log-out from all open sessions (desktop and laptop, laptop and tablet, etc.). This option could be found under profile settings.
The new release of WordPress give you recommendations for plugins; these recommendations are based on the plugins that you as a WordPress user and other WordPress users have installed.
These were some of the important changes in the new release of WordPress; WordPress 4.1 “Dinah”.