WordPress 4.7 was recently released, named as the ‘Vaughan’ update. You can find out more about this release here.
We recently updated all our supported client websites without a hitch. The update is working well with Genesis and child themes.
Yet to update your site? You can do so safely now, and do backup your site beforehand, just in case.
WordPress 4.7 Features
“WordPress 4.7 adds new features to the customizer to help take you through the initial setup of a theme, with non-destructive live previews of all your changes in one uninterrupted workflow.”
The WP default theme for 2017 works great on any device and for a wide range of users.
- Check for plugin updates in your Admin dashboard area.
- Review the plugin information about any update.
- Check for possible known conflicts that may not have been resolved.
Most, but not all, plugins are updated regularly. If you are unsure read the information shown on the WP plugin page for that plugin.