WordPress 4.6 "Pepper" Inline Link Checker, Content Recovery and More

WordPress 4.6 Resource hints help browsers decide which resources to fetch and preprocess. Adds them automatically for styles and scripts making site even faster.

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Version 4.6, dubbed "Pepper" of latest WordPress is available for download or update in the WordPress dashboard.

The open source self-hosted blogging platform software is today launched in 52 languages to help wide community.

The WordPress 4.6 release video has been captioned into 43 languages.

With 4.6 Streamlined updates helps you stay on the same page while you "update, install, and delete" your "plugins" and "themes".

Additionally, taking advantage of the "native fonts", the WordPress dashboard now load faster on whatever device you use.

Editor improvements, introduces "inline link checker", that automaticakky checks for incorrect links you may post.

When in WordPress editor, as you type, your content is saved to the browser—now with "content recovery", you can easily recover the saved content.

In addition, 4.6 also brings some under the hood imrprovements:

  • Resource hints help browsers decide which resources to fetch and preprocess, add them automatically for your styles and scripts making your site even faster.
  • Robust requests improving HTTP standard support and adding case-insensitive headers, parallel HTTP requests, and support for Internationalized Domain Names.
  • A new WP_Term_Query class adds flexibility to query term information while a new WP_Post_Type object makes interacting with post types more predictable.
  • Meta registration API has been expanded to support types, descriptions, and REST API visibility.
  • 4.6 now install and use the newest language packs for your plugins and themes as soon as they're available from WordPress.org's community of translators.
  • JavaScript library updates bundle indlude: Masonry 3.3.2, imagesLoaded 3.2.0, MediaElement.js 2.22.0, TinyMCE 4.4.1, and Backbone.js 1.3.3.
  • Customizer APIs for Setting Validation and Notifications
    Settings now have an API for enforcing validation constraints. Likewise, customizer controls now support notifications, which are used to display validation errors instead of failing silently.
  • Multisite, now faster than ever. Cached and comprehensive site queries improve your network admin experience. "The addition of WP_Site_Query and WP_Network_Query help craft advanced queries with less effort," the team explained.

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