Following the release of the WordPress 4.7.4 Release Candidate, WordPress 4.7.4 is now available to WordPressers. The Release Candidate itself took about six weeks of development.
WordPress 4.7.4 fixes 46 issues that were reported against 4.7.
Please help the team by testing this release candidate to ensure 4.7.4 fixes the reported issues and doesn’t introduce any new ones.
Changes in WordPress 4.7.4
Notable Bug Fixes
WordPress 4.7.4 addresses a few notable issues:
- about a broken video/audio thumbnails when uploading media
- an incompatibility between the upcoming Chrome version and the visual editor – solved by updating TinyMCE
- some enhancements in the REST API in relation to date handling
In addition to the major notable changes, 4.7.4 fixes issues regarding many other components such as:
- Build/Test Tools
- Bundled Theme
- Login and Registration
- Networks and Sites
- Posts, Post Types
- Quick/Bulk Edit
- REST API
You can check out the full list of changes sorted by component here.
Furthermore, always make sure you update to the latest version of WordPress as soon as it is available.