Updates

Our WordPress update briefings are concise and informative. Learn about the latest updates before you update your website.

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WordPress 4.7 Briefing

WordPress 4.7 has just been released with a small group of feature enhancements, an all new default theme, and some under the hood improvements for people who make plugins and themes. Watch this video for a first look at the Twenty Seventeen theme and quick overview of the latest changes.

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WordPress 4.6 Briefing

WordPress 4.6 has just been released with a small selection of feature enhancements and some under the hood improvements for people who make plugins and themes. Watch this video for a quick overview of the latest changes before updating your website. I demonstrate a couple of new features, including one that doesn’t work the way …

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WordPress 4.5 Briefing

WordPress 4.5 has just been released with a small selection of feature enhancements and some under the hood improvements for people who make plugins and themes. Watch this video for a quick overview of the latest changes before updating your website.

WordPress 3.8 Briefing

WordPress 3.8 is here and the WP Admin area has received a major makeover. The all new admin is now responsive and should work just as well on smartphones and tablets as it does on laptops and full-sized PCs. This short video takes you on a tour of the latest features and explains why WordPress …

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How to Upgrade WordPress

Now that you’re running your own self-hosted WordPress site (as opposed to using WordPress.com) you’re responsible for performing updates whenever a new version of WordPress is available — and it’s critical that you do so. Updating your WordPress website is the number one defense against being hacked.  Fortunately, it’s incredibly easy to perform an upgrade. You’ll learn all the details in this lesson.

What’s New In WordPress 3.7

WordPress 3.7 is here and while there’s not much to see, there’s at least one major change you need to be aware of. In this video I explain the new automatic upgrade feature, walk you through the other significant changes, and explain why the WordPress upgrade cycle is about to become much more frequent.