I want to share with you some exciting news about WordPress, the most popular platform for creating and managing websites. WordPress has just released a new version, WordPress 6.3 “Lionel”, which is named after Lionel Hampton, a legendary jazz musician and composer. WordPress 6.3 is a major update that introduces some amazing features and enhancements that will make your website more beautiful, powerful, and easy to use. Let me tell you more about what WordPress 6.3 can do for you.
One of the most impressive features of WordPress 6.3 is the Site Editor, which allows you to create and edit your entire site with blocks, templates, and patterns. Blocks are the building blocks of your site, and they can be anything from text, images, videos, buttons, forms, and more. Templates are the layouts of your site, and they define how your blocks are arranged on different pages. Patterns are collections of blocks that you can insert into your templates to create stunning designs with just a few clicks.
With the Site Editor, you can customise every aspect of your site, from the header and footer to the sidebar and content area. You can also preview how your site will look on different devices and screen sizes, and switch between different block themes that suit your style and vision. Block themes are themes that are built entirely with blocks, and they offer more flexibility and creativity than traditional themes.
Another cool feature of WordPress 6.3 is the My Patterns section, where you can save and sync your own block patterns for reuse throughout your site. Block patterns are useful for creating consistent and coherent designs across your site, and they can save you a lot of time and effort. You can also browse and import block patterns from the WordPress.org directory, where you can find hundreds of beautiful and functional patterns created by the WordPress community.
If you are looking for a quick way to access various functions and settings in the editor, you will love the Command Palette feature of WordPress 6.3. The Command Palette is a handy tool that helps you perform common tasks without using your mouse or keyboard shortcuts. You can simply type a command in the palette, such as “insert image”, “change font size”, or “publish post”, and the editor will do it for you.
WordPress 6.3 is a milestone in the evolution of WordPress as a tool for expression, and it is the result of the hard work and dedication of hundreds of contributors who made it possible. You can download WordPress 6.3 “Lionel” from the official WordPress website, or update it from your dashboard if you already have WordPress installed. And while you are enjoying the new features of WordPress 6.3, don’t forget to listen to some of the musical masterpieces of Lionel Hampton, who inspired this release with his passion and creativity.
If you are a current support customer with us at BSharp Tech your site will be updated to WordPress 6.3 within a few weeks. If you are currently not a customer and would like to discuss further, please contact us for more information.