WordPress 5.5 Update Release and its New Features

Are you a WordPress website Developer? 

Read the blog till the end to know what WordPress 5.5 has new in-store with its upcoming update

As we all know, WordPress is the most widely CMS used for website design and development due to its tremendous features, easy configuration and compatibility, and most user-friendly interface.

Offering flexibility in designing and features through millions of plugins to embed, WordPress has gained popularity amongst developers & non-developers such that over 1.3 billion websites all over the World operate through WordPress CMS.

While updates always bring in new features and improve the previous ones, WordPress is again coming up with a New Update expected to be released on August 11, 2020

Since Google latest Algorithm Updates mainly are focusing on improving User Experience, the upcoming WordPress release will help you update your WordPress Website to increase user-friendliness and site speed.

  1. Lazy Load Images – WordPress is expected to improve its image formats for better web experience image formats. On page load on a device, the image resizes, scroll and orientation can vary depending upon the viewport and image attributes.
  2. Default Gutenberg Editor – WordPress default Website Builder – Gutenberg is expected to have advance designing options as compared to the previous one such as inline image editing, different device website previews, smooth drag, and drop features,
  3. XML Sitemaps – While sitemap upload and update were earlier handled manually or through plugins like Sitemap, All in One SEO Pack, Yoast, etc, is now expected to be a part of WordPress only. Hence, we might not need to manage it through any plugin.
  4. Auto Update – Plugin & Theme  Now you can easily set your choice of plugins to auto-update without having to check for updates from time to time for new features. Similarly, to never miss any important theme update you can set your theme to auto-update.

We hope this blog helped you with the upcoming WordPress 5.5 Release. Please do share your feedback in the comment section below. 

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