In the coming weeks, it is likely that you will be presented with the option to upgrade to WordPress 5.0. While you may have upgraded your core files in the past without warning, there are many reasons why you should carefully ensure you are ready to upgrade to avoid plugin failures or other common site-breaking issues. Perhaps the most anticipated feature included in WordPress 5 is the Gutenberg WordPress editor that seeks to make page creation easier.
While most WordPress updates pass with little fanfare, the newest version aims to dramatically change the functionality of the platform and how you develop your website. In many cases, large changes like this can seem daunting for businesses because they may already not be too familiar with the way the existing WordPress version works. In this article, we will look at some of the new features that are included with WordPress 5.0 and how they can improve your content creation.