WP 4.5 – wats new?
Version 4.5 of WordPress, named “Coleman” in honor of jazz saxophonist Coleman Hawkins, was released to the public on April 12, 2016. This is short review of new features in WP 4.5.
Optimization of Image Generation
Image sizes are generated more efficiently and remove unneeded meta, while still including color profiles in Imagick, for reduced sizes of up to 50% with near identical visual quality. It’s really cool.
Themes can now support logos for your business or brand. Try it out with Twenty Sixteen and Twenty Fifteen in the Site Identity section of the customizer.
Visual Editor Improvement
Inline Link Editing enables users to direct URL input without switching to modal dialog. Version 4.5 adds new shortcuts in Visual Editor.
Use `your code` to transform <code>my code</code>
Use — to transform <hr />
jQuery 1.12.3, jQuery Migrate 1.4.0, Backbone 1.2.3, and Underscore 1.8.3 are bundled.