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.
With the growing importance of privacy awareness as a result of the new GDPR law that was implemented in the EU on May 25, 2018, WordPress is encouraging its users to take advantage of the new privacy features that are available in their most recent core update. This enforced law ensures that websites and the businesses that run them remain transparent about the personal data that they store, use or share. To help accommodate this transition, WordPress 4.9.6 has been released as a Privacy and Maintenance release.