Say hi to the newest release of WordPress 4.0 which has just being released and it is packed with some new nice features. The new WordPress version is named “Benny” in honor of jazz clarinetist and bandleader Benny Goodman. Here are some of the new and updated features:

  • New media manager
  • New way to work with embedded elements
  • More versatile content editor
  • New design of the Plugin directory

Media Manager

The new media manager now shows all the uploaded media files in new modern way of an endless grid of images. With the new preview you can find and edit your media files in a breeze.


Working with Embeds

One of the most powerful new features is the way you can embed media in your posts and pages. It is as easy as you can just paste the youtube video URL and it will be automatically embedded in your post.


Content Management

The new content editor is more flexible and stays always on top so your formatting tools can be constantly accessible.


Plugin Manager

With it’s vast plugin depositories WordPress has become the most popular CMS application. However up until now the Plugin search tool was a unintuitive and confusing for new users.


You can download the latest version of WordPress here.

In case you have already have WordPress installed you can directly upgrade it from your WordPress Administrator Dashboard.