WordPress 4.9, Codenamed “Tipton” was released on Novemer 16, 2017.
Tipton, named after jazz musician and band leader Billy Tipton, is a planned features update. For information on what new features will await you in this new release, visit:
There’s a nifty video showcasing the highlights and you can read more about them on the page.
Wondering how this may affect you? The big ones are an updated customizer, a new gallery widget and simpler media tools. This plus lots of stuff for your developers/designers.
As is normal, plugin updates are still rolling in. Many have already been updated and installed, but we’ll keep an eye open for any stragglers.