WordPress 4.6 "Pepper"
About WordPress 4.6
This version was released 3 years ago, on August 16th 2016. It had a lifespan of 112 days (~4 months).
Version 4.6 had 16 minor version, the last one released 2 months ago on October 14th 2019.
Although it's not the latest version of WordPress, it's still actively supported with automatic maintenance and security updates.
The entire 4.6 branch with all its minor versions was downloaded 68,087,597 times.
|4.6.1||September 7, 2016||Maintenance and Security Release|
|4.6.2||January 11, 2017||Security Release|
|4.6.3||January 26, 2017||Security Release|
|4.6.4||March 6, 2017||Security Release|
|4.6.5||April 20, 2017||Maintenance Release|
|4.6.6||May 16, 2017||Security Release|
|4.6.7||September 19, 2017||Security Release|
|4.6.8||October 31, 2017||Security Release|
|4.6.9||November 29, 2017||Security Release|
|4.6.10||January 16, 2018||Security Release|
|4.6.11||April 3, 2018||Security Release|
|4.6.12||June 5, 2018||Security Release|
|4.6.13||December 12, 2018||Security Release|
|4.6.14||March 13, 2019||Security Release|
|4.6.15||September 4, 2019||Security Release|
|4.6.16||October 14, 2019||Security Release|
Don’t lose your place: stay on the same page while you update, install, and delete your plugins and themes.
The WordPress dashboard now takes advantage of the fonts you already have, making it load faster and letting you feel more at home on whatever device you use.
Inline Link CheckerEver accidentally made a link to http://DisplayWP.com/wordpress.org ? Now WordPress automatically checks to make sure you didn’t.
Content RecoveryAs you type, WordPress saves your content to the browser. Recovering saved content is even easier with WordPress 4.6.
Under the Hood
Resource HintsResource hints help browsers decide which resources to fetch and preprocess. WordPress 4.6 adds them automatically for your styles and scripts making your site even faster.
Robust RequestsThe HTTP API now leverages the Requests library, improving HTTP standard support and adding case-insensitive headers, parallel HTTP requests, and support for Internationalized Domain Names.
WP_Term_Queryclass adds flexibility to query term information while a new
WP_Post_Typeobject makes interacting with post types more predictable.
Meta Registration APIThe Meta Registration API has been expanded to support types, descriptions, and REST API visibility.
Translations On DemandWordPress will install and use the newest language packs for your plugins and themes as soon as they’re available from WordPress.org’s community of translators.
Customizer APIs for Setting Validation and NotificationsSettings now have an API for enforcing validation constraints. Likewise, customizer controls now support notifications, which are used to display validation errors instead of failing silently.
Multisite, now faster than everCached and comprehensive site queries improve your network admin experience. The addition of
WP_Network_Queryhelp craft advanced queries with less effort.
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