WordPress 5.0 released in December 2018, named “Bebo” in honour of Cuban Jazz Musician Bebo Valdes. This version will revolutionize with “a new block editor- Guttenberg” and this block editor is compatible with Twenty Nineteen Theme.This update is to make user experience a simple for WordPress beginners.
Key Features of WordPress 5.0 :
New Block Editor :
New Block Editor is with big changes in terms of editing experience in WordPress and this is the first step towards an exciting new future to streamline editing experience. This new editor is better than the classical one and the Classical editor is still available as a Plugin.
Flexibility in terms of displaying content
Easier to add any kind of multimedia and it embedded automatically
Newer blocks like images, paragraph text, image galleries, audio players, videos, headings and more
Editing control available for blocks which simplifies editing operations
If you have created new block and want to use some other page then this new editor is having facility to reuse it anywhere
In the Gutenberg editor, You can use your created blocks in other pages or posts then you can convert it into a “reusable block” by clicking on the button. Whenever you need that block again, You just have to again click the button and place it which is an alternate option to “shortcodes”
New Default Theme: Twenty Nineteen
This new theme Twenty Nineteen is completely adaptable with a new block editor. It is a great start option for anyone who wants to make a new webpage or new blog which gives versatile design for all types of sites.
Support with newer version of PHP
The WordPress 5.0 version is developed in such a way that it supports a new version of PHP 7.3 and which is official support until 2022.
New Source code Syntax
WordPress 5.0 is with new source code syntax for developers and programmers who are developing themes or plugins with a programming level much easier.
CandidRoot, WordPress Development Company highly recommended to upgrade your current WordPress environment with the latest WordPress 5.0 and feel new features of version.