Constant update and development is one of the hallmarks of the WordPress platform. Each new update strengthens the protection of your website or blog on the WordPress platform and brings new features to improve comfort while working with the admin panel. Global update 4.8 is no exception.
First of all, you should focus on the issue of protecting your WordPress site from hacking and spam. Attackers are constantly inventing new ways to crack existing security systems. The fight between hackers and developers of security software is not interrupted for an instant. In such circumstances, it is extremely undesirable to skip global updates. Each day of delay in the update threatens you with serious dangers in the form of loss of data on the site or the appearance of unwanted content hosted by hackers.
Nevertheless, the global updates of the WordPress platform are not only interesting with modern protection against hacking. Today, we will take a closer look at new features and changes in the existing functionality that will enable every WordPress administrator to work more comfortably and efficiently.
Update 4.8 pays particular attention to widgets. It includes new features for creating widgets and widening the functionality of existing widgets. This universal tool for creating content within the WordPress platform has become even more convenient and interesting, including for professional developers.