WordPress 4.5, Codenamed “Coleman” was released on April 12, 2016.
Coleman, named after jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, 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.
So far, a large number of plugins have has updates in anticipation of this release, and more will be coming. In addition, some themes have also been updated to accommodate some of the new visual features, which is somewhat unusual. We’ll be waiting a few days for things to settle in before updating WordPress to ensure that the update doesn’t break critical plugins. I’ll reach out directly when it is time to update.