What’s All Is There In The Store Of WordPress 5.5- Let’s Take A Sneak Peak
console.debug('TRINITY_WP', 'Skip player from rendering', 'is single: , is main loop: 1, is main query: 1'); console.debug('TRINITY_WP', 'trinity_content_filter'); WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine” was unveiled on 11th August. This is one of the biggest enhancement endeavours of the WordPress development team, to infuse features that can make WordPress the best web development framework.
Though, this endeavour of the company is dedicated to “Eckstine” which includes the most notable changes in the core of WordPress. It is the second WordPress release of the year that includes various incredible feature launches.
Let’s take an in-depth look in the features and functionalities of WordPress 5.5.
Newly Arrived Features In WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine”
1) Feature For Updates
Plugins For Themes and Auto-updates
WordPress framework has got many new plugins and themes, however, auto-update for themes and plugins wasn’t possible earlier.
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But now it includes Plugin and Theme auto-update feature that allows developers to know that their website is running on the latest code.
This new inclusion allows you to turn auto-update “off” and “on” for each plugin or theme separately you have installed. However, you will be optimizing every plugin update on the same screen.
ZIP Files For Uploading Updates
If you like to update themes manually, WordPress has made it a bliss for you. Now you can upload Zip files to update it.
New Block Editor Features In WordPress
In the final release of WordPress 5.5, the inclusion of ten versions of Gutenberg plugin to the core is the biggest cherishing aspect. This inclusion has brought a number of new features, improvements, UI enhancements, and bug fixes that revamp the overall editing experience of the framework, including usability and performance.
Here explore the list of features infused in block editor of WordPress 5.5 in the official announcement of plugin releases 7.5 to 8.5.
New UI Design
Inline Image Editing
Block Design Tools
The Block Directory and Block Plugins
Block Categories and New Block Inserter Panel
Let’s take an in-depth glimpse of these features.
WordPress is presented with a new block pattern that allows you to create beautiful layouts simply with fun and use different kinds of text and media to mix & match as per your need.
Altogether, there is no dearth of block patterns of themes and plugins in this update, and you can select any of them from a single place. Basically, Gutenberg 7.7 and 7.8 introduced block patterns in March 2020 with APIs from plugins and themes.
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Basically, these patterns are...