What’s Coming in WordPress 4.5 (Features and Screenshots)


Last week the beta version of WordPress 4.5 was released. So WordPress 4.5 is expected to be released after 10th of April, 2016. In this article, we will discuss what’s new in WordPress 4.5 with features and screenshots.

Note: You can try out the beta version on your computer or on a staging environment by using the WordPress Beta Tester plugin.

Features of WordPress 4.5

Theme Logo Support

Many premium WordPress themes already allow users to upload custom logo using their own options panel. With theme customizer it is possible to upload new logo.


Improved Moderate Comment Screen

WordPress automaticly sends an email notifications on new comment submitted. Having three buttons( approve, spam or trash) link in the email will take you to a screen where you can see that comment with a button to perform the desired action.

Wordpress 4.4.2 does not allow you to edit and formatting comment.

Wordpress 4.5 allow you to edit and formatting comment.

Responsive Preview in Customizer

You have three icon ( Desktop, tablet, and mobile device) to see responsive previews of your site directly from the customizer.


Optimized Image Size Generation

This feature will improves performance of websites on smaller screens and it will also saves money.

Allow Users to Login Using Email Address


Developer Features

Selective Refresh in Customizer – see Link (#27355)

Customizable Embed Templates – (#34561)

WP_Site Class – WordPress 4.5 will come with WP_Site class for multisite WordPress installs. (#32450)

Script Loader – You can add inline scripts easy with the introduction of wp_add_inline_script() in WordPress 4.5. (#14853, #35873)

Visual Editor Improvements


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