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WordPress 6.4 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) Announcement

  • WordPress 6.4 RC1 has been released and is currently in the development phase.
  • It’s advised not to use this version on critical websites; testing should be on non-production environments.
  • The official release date is targeted for November 7, 2023.
  • This release is led by an underrepresented gender release squad, promoting gender diversity in the WordPress community.
  • Key Features of WordPress 6.4:
    • Introduction of the ‘Twenty Twenty-Four’ default theme.
    • Enhanced image viewing with lightbox functionality.
    • Advanced filtering in the Patterns section and writing improvements.
    • Redesigned Command Palette, block renaming, and improved media previews.
    • Developer-friendly features, including Block Hooks.
    • Over 60 accessibility updates and more than 100 performance improvements.
  • For a detailed understanding, several posts delve deeper into specific updates.
  • The community is encouraged to:
    • Participate in testing and report any issues.
    • Update their themes and plugins for compatibility with the new release.
    • Contribute to translations as the hard string freeze point is reached.
  • The announcement concludes with a haiku celebrating the release.

Source: https://wordpress.org/news/2023/10/wordpress-6-4-release-candidate-1/

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