On 31st of March 2020, we are happy to meet the new version of WordPress, which is WordPress 5.4! According to the WordPress 5.4 Field Guide this is an update more oriented to the developers, less to the end users, accessibility and the privacy. So WordPress plugins and themes developers, prepare your software! We are also happy to announce that the new version of WPCacheOn 2.0 is completely compatible with WordPress 5.4 as well as with PHP 7.4!
Changes and new things
We always cherished the users, so we will start reviewing the end user improvements and go through the dev changes in WordPress 5.4.
What is cache? How does the cache work? How cache will speed up my website? What is a PreCache and why it is better than regular cache? In this guide we cover all of these questions. You will also understand why you need cache for your WordPress website and what is the WPCacheOn PreCache new feature.
What is cache?
In the computer world cache can be a hardware or software type. That cache stores data so that future requests for that data can be served faster. As we create WordPress cache plugin we will review the software cache type.
How does the cache work? How cache will speed up my website?
Today on 12th of November 2019 the new version of WordPress is released. The version is 5.3 and it is named Kirk after the jazz multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk, known for his onstage vitality, during which virtuoso improvisation was accompanied by comic banter, political ranting, and the ability to play several instruments simultaneously.
The latest version of WordPress is available for download and update in the admin dashboard.
The 5.3 version expands and clarify the block editor with more intuitive interactions and improved accessibility. Some of the new features in the editor are:
Increased design freedom Over-and-above layout options and style variations. This will allow designers to have more control over the look of a website
This WordPress release also introduces the Twenty Twenty theme, which provide the users with more design flexibility and integration with the block editor. This will allow creating beautiful web pages easily as well as advanced layouts.