WordPress 4.6 Pepper: Ultimate Guide to What’s New

WordPress 4.6 named ‘Pepper’ brings amazing new features with focus on important things. Named Pepper in honor of jazz baritone saxophonist Park Frederick “Pepper” Adams III, the new WordPress version offers you everything you wanted out of WordPress and gets you where you need to go faster.

Top 5 Features of WordPress 4.6 “Pepper”

The new WordPress version certainly promises to add spice to your WordPress experience and work wonders with its slew of features. Apart from various performance and stability improvements under the hood, what exactly does WordPress 4.6 offer? Let’s have a look:

Faster Experience:

The new WordPress Pepper is faster. Whether it is about adding a theme, updating your site’s plugin or even navigating the WordPress dashboard, the new iteration helps you focus on the important things and gets them done efficiently.

Simpler Workflow:

It offers a simpler and faster workflow for adding and activating new themes or plugins on your site. It also offers streamlines updates on the same page, so even as you update, install and delete your plugins and themes you can stay on the same page and still get it all done more efficiently.

Improved Editor in WordPress 4.6:

The new WordPress offers a smarter and improved WordPress editor. It introduces many new features that include:

Inline Line checker: The new update introduces Inline Link Checker that automatically checks links to ensure that they are free from errors. So you can be rest assured of no more broken links.

Content Recovery: Saving your content now become easier than ever with content recovery as WordPress automatically saves the draft content to the browser as the user types it.

Native Fonts:

Your native fonts that you use on the desktop now find themselves on WordPress too. This translates into faster page load and better performance.

Developer Features and Changes:

The various under the hood performance improvements for faster and better performance include:

  • Resource Hints for better performance
  • Robust Requests improves standard support.
  • WP_Term_Query and WP_ Post_Type
  • Multisite performance improvements
  • Update to  various JavaScript  libraries
  • Improved translation loading
  • API for Customizer  validation and  notifications
  • Expansion of  Meta  Registration API

Excited to take your website to the next level of performance? Contact our expert WordPress developers at Ecumen today and see them work wonders with WordPress 4.6 ‘Pepper” on your ecommerce portal.