Version 4.1 of WordPress, named “Dinah” in honor of jazz singer Dinah Washington, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in WordPress 4.1 help you focus on your writing, and the new default theme lets you show it off in style.
Highlights: Keeping up with the tradition of at least one new default theme every year, WordPress 4.1 boasts the new default theme, Twenty Fifteen .
- New Default Theme - Twenty Fifteen
- Clean, blog-focused theme, designed for clarity.
- Your content always takes center stage, whether viewed on a phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.
- Great language support, with help from Google’s Noto font family. The straightforward typography is readable on any screen size.
- Designed to maximize tools available in the Customizer.
- The Finer Points
- Distraction-free writing: Just write. Sometimes, you just need to concentrate on putting your thoughts into words. Try turning on distraction-free writing mode. When you start typing, all the distractions will fade away, letting you focus solely on your writing. All your editing tools instantly return when you need them.
- Choose your language - Right now, WordPress 4.1 is already translated into 44 languages, with more always in progress. You can switch to any translation on the General Settings screen.
- If you’ve ever worried you forgot to sign out from a shared computer, you can now go to your profile and log out everywhere.
- Inline toolbar gives you quicker access to image editing tools.
- Plugin installer suggests plugins for you to try. Recommendations are based on the plugins you and other users have installed.
- Embedding videos from Vine is as simple as pasting a URL onto its own line in a post.