WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan,” named after legendary jazz vocalist Sarah “Sassy” Vaughan and released in December 2016, has been downloaded over sixty million times. Since yesterday, WordPress 4.7.4 is available. This is a maintenance and security update for all previous versions of WordPress, and we recommend that you update your websites as quickly as possible.
WordPress 4.7.4 contains 47 security fixes and enhancements. Here you can think of an incompatibility issue between the new Chrome version and the visual editor, media processing inconsistencies, and more improvements to the REST API. For a complete list of changes, see the release notes and the list of adjustments.
WordPress 4.7.3 is available for download. You can also go to your WordPress Dashboard and then to Updates> Update Now. WordPress websites where automatic updates are enabled have already started updating to the new WordPress version.
WordPress Website Update Package
If you never want to worry about updates and the security of your WordPress website, purchasing the WordPress Website Update Package is definitely worth it. With this package, the latest WordPress and plugin updates are always installed directly on your website. Any features that no longer work after an update will be restored free of charge.
Want to know more about WordPress updates and security? Then read how to protect your WordPress site from malware, what the most reliable WordPress security plugins are and how to see if your WordPress site is hacked.