November 11th, 2016WordPress 4.7 Beta 3 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.7, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can download the beta here (zip). For more information on what’s new in 4.7, check out the Beta 1 and Beta 2 blog posts, along with in-depth field guides on make/core. Some of the changes in Beta 3 include:
- REST API: The
unfiltered_htmlcapability is now respected and
rest_basehas been added to response objects of
rest_get_postfilter have been removed.
- Roles/Capabilities: Added meta-caps for comment, term, and user meta, which are currently only used in the REST API.
- I18N: Added the ability to change user’s locale back to site’s locale. (#38632)
- Custom CSS: Renamed the
unfiltered_cssmeta capability to
edit_cssand added revisions support to the
- Edit shortcuts: Theme authors should take a look at the developer guide to the customizer preview’s visible edit shortcuts and update their themes to take advantage of them if not already implementing selective refresh.
- Various bug fixes: We’ve made over 50 changes in the last week.