The Version 4.7 of WordPress, named as “Vaughan” is named in the honor of the legendary jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan. Vaughan is already available for download or update in one’s WordPress dashboard.
WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan” introduces awesome features like custom CSS in the theme customizer, video headers for the themes, user-specific languages, and the much anticipated REST API content endpoints, to its users.
WordPress 4.7 was led by Helen Hou-Sandí , who had also led WordPress 4.0, and her deputies Jeff Paul and Aaron Jorbin. Helen’s dreams of making wordpress easy for its users, to set up their sites, will help WordPress overpower the other internet sites, soon. WordPress 4.7 is a shining example of how brilliant your site and themes, can be.
In WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan”, brand new theme, ‘Twenty seventeen’, makes your site lively with immersive featured images and video headers. Twenty Seventeen emphasizes on various business sites and features a front page, which can be customized, consisting of multiple sections. Twenty seventeen, personalizes wordpress, with its widgets, social menus, navigation, custom colors, a logo, and many more. The default theme for 2017 that is Twenty seventeen, works smoothly in many languages, on any device, and can be used by wide range of users.
482 contributors have contributed in the release of WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan”, thus getting the tag of having the highest number of contributors ever. But the most amazing fact is that 205 of the contributors were working for the first time.
WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan”, gives you full liberty to do your work in the site, in your own way. WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan” adds new features to the customizer so as to enable the users to use the initial setup of a theme, with live previews of all your changes, which cannot be destroyed, all in one uninterrupted workflow.
To enable the users to build from a solid base, individual themes provide starter contents that appear on the screen when you make your brand new site, customized. These new changes and themes allow the users to place business information widgets in the best possible location, to provide a sample menu with social icon links and writing on a static front page filled with beautiful images. The best thing is, nothing new is going to appear on the live site until and unless the user is ready to save and publish his initial theme setup.
WordPress 4.7 comes with different dashboard languages, REST API endpoints for posts, terms comments, users, thumbnail previews and settings.