Many of our web hosting clients use WordPress for their blog, and many others also use it as a CMS (Content Management Platform) for their personal/company website as the interface supports custom “themes”, through which the user can change every aspect of the look and feel.

One of the benefits of using a CMS as well-known as WordPress is that it is constantly being updated, which may seem like a hassle, but actually brings a number of key improvements – both features and security fixes. It’s the time of the “yellow banner” again –

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WordPress 3.8 brings a host of new features, including:

  • Updated ‘responsive’ dashboard and admin area
  • New colour schemes

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  • New default “Twenty Fourteen” theme


So as always, we’d recommend updating as soon as you get the chance to ensure you have the latest security patches to defend against hackers. If you’re not sure on how to update WordPress, we’ll be releasing a Wiki article shortly explaining the ways in which you can update.

More information on WordPress 3.8 “Parker” can be found on the official WordPress website by clicking here.


Published by Adam O

Community Evangelist for WebHostingBuzz.

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