Update: The new release of WordPress, named “Dinah”, is now available.
Focusing simpler operations, WordPress 4.0 moved along consistently to WordPress 4.1. You´ll see improvements right away when creating a post.
WordPress 4.1 Highlights:
- new standard theme: “Twenty Fifteen” is the new standard theme. It is a very tidy like theme that offers everything one needs from a modern theme.
- Distraction Free Writing: If you activate this new function, only editor items remain on the page as soon as you start writing. If you move the mouse on the text box all items are displayed again.
- direct image editing: now you can edit images directly in the Editor with the new toolbar. There is no need to change view.
- simpler language selection: You can change the language of the page in WordPress settings. Uninstalled languages will be automatically installed later.
- Vine: The six seconds videos of the “Vine” service are now displayed directly in the visual editor, as soon as you enter an URL in your post.
- Plugin Recommendations: WordPress 4.1 recommends plugins, based on the behavior of other users, who use the same plugins as you.
Distraction Free Writing
Direct Image Editing with the New Toolbar
Simpler Language Selection
Updating to WordPress 4.1
As WordPress 4.1 is a major update, it will not be automatically installed by WordPress. This is how to update your WordPress installation.
1&1 Safe Mode
We will start to update your WordPress installation to WordPress 4.1 soon. There is no action required from you.
1&1 Free Mode and Manual Installation
As an admin, you can update your WordPress installation directly in your WordPress admin area under Dashboard > Updates. We recommend updating to WordPress 4.1 as soon as possible to get all the benefits and improvements that come along with the new release.