WordPress has released their latest upgrade, 5.5 called Eckstine.

wordpress 5.5

The primary features of the new upgrade are:

  • UI Improvements in Block Editor
  • The New Block Directory
  • Block Patterns
  • Streamlined Block Navigation and Movement
  • Inline Image Editing
  • Auto Updates for WordPress Plugins & Themes
  • Integrated XML sitemaps
  • Default Lazy Load Images in WordPress
  • Update Themes and Plugins with a Zip File
  • ability to scan for PHP compatibility issues more effectively
  • Dashicons will be updated and include 65 new icons.