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WordPress Releases Version 4.5

WordPress Releases New Version: WordPress V. 4.5 Coleman

WordPress recently announced the release of WP v. 4.5, named “Coleman” in honor of legendary jazz music artist Coleman Hawkins. Learn about the new WP 4.5 improvements below.

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WP Update: WordPress 4.5 – Coleman

WordPress has just released WordPress v. 4.5, named “Coleman” in honor of jazz legend Coleman Hawkins.

WordPress version 4.5 Coleman, released on April 12, 2016 is all about streamlining your workflow.

Here are just some of the changes you will see in WP 4.5:

Inline Linking

Coinciding with the release of WordPress v. 4.5 is an improved linking tool. This provides users with a less distracting interface …

(Inline Linking)

This tool lets you easily add links to your content with less distraction …

(WordPress v. 4.5 – Inline Linking)

Formatting Shortcuts

Prior to the release of version 4.5, WordPress introduced formatting shortcuts for lists and headings. In WordPress 4.5 you can now also use formatting shortcuts for horizontal lines and code …

(Formatting Shortcuts)

Add three horizontal dashes to create a horizontal line and enclose your text in backticks to turn it into <code> …

(Formatting Shortcuts – Backticks)

The formatting shortcuts for horizontal lines and code are shown below …

(WordPress 4.5 – Inline Linking)

Live Responsive Previews

From version 4.5, live responsive previews are now available …

(Live Responsive Previews)

You can preview tablet, mobile, and desktop views directly in the customizer section …

(Live Responsive Previews)

Upload Logos

version 4.5 now allows themes to support business logos …

(WordPress 4.5 – Custom Logos)

The ‘Custom Logos’ feature can also be accessed from the WordPress Theme Customizer …

(Upload Logos)

Additional WordPress V. 4.5 Release Notes

WordPress 4.5 also includes various additional technical improvements, such as:

Additional Enhancement And Fixes

In addition to all of the above, v. 4.5 also includes a number of other enhancements and bug-fixes.

Important WordPress Update Tips

We recommend doing the following before upgrading to any new version of WordPress:

Note: Some of the images shown above were sourced from WordPress’ own release material.

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