So, are you using WordPress? Are you interested in knowing about WordPress 5.5 features? Then this news is for you. WordPress 5.5 beta version is released, and WordPress 5.5 scheduled to release on August 11, 2020. You can test the WordPress beta version in your local PC/Laptop.
WordPress 5.5 still under the development phase. Yet, they are working on it. That means the features can be added or change to the final release.
We gate the “Gutenberg” update in the last 2018 in WordPress 5.0 version. In WordPress 5.5 version comes with more fantastic improvements. That will enhance your website quality and your writing experience.
Let’s check all new WordPress 5.5 features one by one.
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WordPress 5.5 Features & Improvements
They are adding lots of new features in the upcoming WordPress 5.5. We will check it one by one.
New WordPress 5.5 comes with significant changes in the UI section. You can find these changes in block editor while writing any post or trying to create any page. These are amazing !!
WordPress 5.5 comes with Block Patterns. You can easily add them to your layout. Surely it will enhance your website quality.
Do not nay responsive checker tools for checking how your content is showing in different devices. You can quickly check it after posting the material. You can find the “Preview” option in the top right bar.
Inline Image Editing
In WordPress 5.5, you can easily do the essential images editing work. Like Crop, Resize, Rotate, Rotate, Landscape, and Portate. You can do this on the spot. Very cool feature from WordPress.
WordPress 5.5 comes with 1,500 useful improvements to the block editor. That will surely blow your mind.
In WordPress 5.5 XML Sitemap enable by default. As you know, a sitemap is essential for the search engine to discover the website content. Your website home page, posts, pages, custom post types, and more will improve your website visibility in the search engine. Check sitemap www.yourwebsite/wp-sitemap.xml
Auto Update Theme and Plugins
WordPress 5.5 comes with an update manager. It will allow you to enable automatic updates for your theme and plugins. My recommendation is not to use this feature. You may be lost your data. So be careful before enable this auto-update feature.
Plugins Auto Update
Theme Auto Update
Lazy Loading Images
WordPress 5.5 comes with lazy loading images feature. It will save bandwidth and improve website speed. Lazy loading is one more fantastic improvement by WordPress. The fast loading website is always good for SEO.
Upload Theme and Plugins Via Zip
In WordPress 5.5, you can upload themes and plugins via a zip file. Currently, for the same task, we are using an FTP client. But now you can do it from WordPress with .zip file.