WordPress 4.7, Codenamed “Vaughan” was released on December 6, 2016.
Vaughan, named after jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan, 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.
IF YOU NEVER LOOK AT THESE LINKS, I highly encourage you to do so. The videos are short and, especially this time, there have been some changes made to the text editor, menus and the site customizer. All items are heavily used in the normal day to day running of WordPress.
As is normal, plugin updates are rolling in, and updates will be forthcoming shortly.