WordPress 4.7 – Top 5 Changes to Get Excited About

WordPress 4.7 is right around the corner. Here is a list of the top five things that you should be looking forward to in WordPress 4.7.

  1. Twenty Seventeen
  2. A new default theme is coming with 4.7. Twenty Seventeen is a sleek new theme that is aimed towards businesses. Check out the theme at 2017.wordpress.net.

  3. Theme Changing in Customizer
  4. The ability to change themes in the Customizer will be available in 4.7. This will make it easier and faster to install and preview themes.

  5. Custom CSS
  6. I was a little surprised to here that this was being added into the core. In the Customizer you will now be able to add custom CSS into a CSS box. Cool eh?

  7. Different Language for Each User
  8. Users on your website will now have the ability to change the language of the WordPress admin into whatever language they want. This will make it easier for people who speak different languages to work on the same website.

  9. Bug Fixes
  10. You should always get excited when bugs are fixed. Especially when those bugs have something to do with the security of your website. In every WordPress release loads of bugs are fixed.


WordPress 4.7 is scheduled to be released December 6, 2016. These are just some of the new features that are going to be added to 4.7. You can see a full list of all the fixes here.