WordPress 3.7 come with Automatic Updates

October 25, 2013 | Written by Rawaf W | in News/articles Wordpress | 1 comment

After the successful release of WordPress 3.6 “Oscar” edition in August this year, Today the WordPress team released WordPress 3.7, This version of WordPress, named “Basie” in honor of Count Basie, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard.

This release features some of the most important architectural updates that made to date, aimed to address security loop holes at the WordPress core level, this version will be rolled out fantastic four features. Here are look about them.

Automatic Updates

One of the most anticipated features of WordPress 3.7 is automatic updates.
you don’t have to lift a finger to apply maintenance and security updates. Most sites are now able to automatically apply these updates in the background. The update process also has been made even more reliable and secure, with dozens of new checks and safeguards.

The auto update feature can be turned on or off from the wp-config.php file. The wp-config.php file will comes with limited auto update feature and complete auto update feature, with the complete auto update feature option turned on WordPress will be able update itself to major version releases i.e. from version 3.7 to 3.8 on its own.

Create Stronger password

Your password is your site’s first line of defense. It’s best to create passwords that are complex, long, and unique.
The core WordPress development team has incorporated the all new enhanced and improved password strength meter in WordPress 3.7, so you will be able to choose stronger passwords.

Improved and Enhanced WordPress Search

Searching a WordPress website or blog using WordPress default search in not a pleasant experience. For this reason most of the WordPress users have rely on third party tools and plugins to enhance their website or blog’s searching experience.

With WordPress 3.7 the default search results are now ordered by how well the search query matches a post, instead of ordered only by date. For example, when your search terms match a post title, that result will be pushed to the top.

Better global support

WordPress 3.7 come with all new better and enhanced support for WordPress installation running on different languages. The main idea behind this is that WordPress maintain a separate language file for default installation that includes default themes, importer plugins, and the WordPress core.

The new version adds support for automatically installing the right language files and keeping them up to date, a boon for the many millions who use WordPress in a language other than English.

Finally, for developers there are lots of options around how to control the new updates feature, including allowing it to handle major upgrades as well as minor ones, more sophisticated date query support, and multisite improvements.

The new features with WordPress Version 3.7 are surely going to help in building better and safer web application. are you updated to new version? and I hope hear your opinion about this features and your favorite feature, Let me know in the comments below.

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