WordPress on November fifteen two thousand seventeen released maintenance update 4.9 and named Tipton after a jazz musician. This is an update for all previous versions of WordPress. This update includes various new features.
* improved customizer workflow
* code enhancements
* updated widgets
* new gallery widget
* building site improvements
You can update your version of WordPress to 4.9 Tipton by clicking on your “Dashboard” if not already there. Then select “Updates”. Finally click on “Update Now”.
If your WordPress site was configured with automatic background updates, then you should already be updated to 4.9 Tipton. Also, you can download update 4.9 Tipton directly from WordPress.org. Finally, check out this WordPress 4.9 update blog post for more details.