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WordPress 3.9 Update

WordPress, the world’s leading web publishing platform and content management system just keeps getting better.

WordPress Version 3.9, code-named “Smith” in honor of jazz organist Jimmy Smith, was released to the public on April 16, 2014. This version aims to close the gap between editing and publishing content, and focuses on providing a smoother media editing experience for users.

If you currently use WordPress to power your website, you will see an update message inside your WP dashboard when you next log in …

Remember to always back up your WordPress files and database before upgrading!

If you need help updating your WordPress site to the latest version or backing up your site, please refer to these step-by-step tutorials:

According to the official WordPress 3.9 release announcement, the new WordPress version features the following:

WordPress 3.9 – What’s New

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Below is a list of some of the new changes, fixes and improvements made to WordPress in version 3.9.

General

Posts

Media

Comments

Appearance

Users

Accessibility

Install Process

A number of technical fixes and improvements were also made to WordPress. For more details about these, visit the official WordPress v3.9 release page here: WordPress 3.9

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