WordPress 3.9 “Smith” Released

New version of WordPress(Version 3.9), named as “Smith” in honor of jazz organist Jimmy Smith, is released and is now available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. The new wordpress version has improved visual editor’s speed, accessibility, and mobile support. It will help you to paste into the visual editor from your word processor without wasting time to clean up messy styling. Now it is very fast to edit your images while editing posts with quicker access to rotation and crop tools. You can also scale images directly in the editor to find just the right fit. And it’s much easier to upload your images by just drag and drop them in to the editor.

WordPress 3.8.1 Maintenance Release

After six weeks and more than 9.3 million downloads of WordPress 3.8, WordPress 3.8.1 is Released.Version 3.8.1 is a maintenance releases that addresses 31 bugs in 3.8, including various fixes and improvements for the new dashboard design and new themes admin screen. An issue with taxonomy queries in WP_Query was resolved. And if you have been frustrated by submit buttons that won’t do anything when you click on them (or thought you were going crazy, like some of us), wordpress have found and fixed this “dead zone” on submit buttons. It also contains a fix for embedding tweets (by placing the URL to the tweet on its own line), which was broken due to a recent Twitter API change. (For more on Embeds, see the Codex.)