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WordPress 5.8 Beta released

WordPress just gets better and better. Set for release July 20 2021.

So what’s new?

  • Blocks as Widgets – Adding the functionality of the Block Editor to the Widgets and accessible via Customise or the normal Appearance > Widgets menu.
  • WebP Images – WebP is the latest format for images on the web, offering a saving of somewhere around 30% in filesize. This is still not supported by all browsers so use it with caution.
  • Template Editor – allowing you to save templates for a post or page
  • Nested Blocks – It will be easier to select the parent of any block.
  • Duotine Filters – to add effects to images

Image by Kevin Phillips from Pixabay

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