Your Site Is Already WordPress 5.4 Compatible!

WordPress Update - HITS

WordPress 5.4 was launched today and is available for update on all WordPress driven websites. Even better, we’re thrilled to let you know that if you’re a HITs client, your site has already been updated since all HITS use a custom WordPress framework. We usually implement this to all of our clients on the day of the update release.

Here’s a rundown of what this means for you:

Block Editor Improvements

Two brand-new blocks for Social Icons and Buttons make adding interactive features fast and easy. New colour options have been added supporting Gradients in the Buttons and Cover block, toolbar access to colour options in Rich Text blocks, and for the first time, colour options in the Group and Columns blocks. Version 5.4 streamlines the whole process for placing and replacing multimedia in every block. Now it works the same way in almost every block. Also, if you’ve ever thought your image in the Media+Text block should link to something else—perhaps a picture of a brochure should download that brochure as a document? Well, now it can.

Cleaner Editor UI & Navigation

Clearer block navigation with block breadcrumbs and easier selection once you get there. Support for better keyboard tabbing and focus has been added, along with the ability to tab over any block. Along with this speed is 14% faster loading of the editor, 51% faster time-to-type. Tips are gone. In their place, a Welcome Guide window you can bring up when you need it—and only when you need it—again and again. Know at a glance whether you’re in a block’s Edit or Navigation mode. Or, if you have restricted vision, your screen reader will tell you which mode you’re in.

Privacy Improvements

5.4 helps with a variety of privacy issues around the world. So when users and stakeholders ask about regulatory compliance or how your team handles user data, the answers should be a lot easier to get right. Personal data exports include users session information and users location data from the community events widget. Plus, a table of contents! See the progress as you process to export and erasure requests through the privacy tools. Plus, little enhancements throughout give the privacy tools a little cleaner look. Your eyes will thank you!

We hope you like all the WordPress 5.4 updates as much as we do!

How Can We Help?

We are HITS a boutique web studio based in Hampshire since 2010 offering a complete package service across website design and development. 

We have extensive experience in bespoke Website Design, EcommerceBranding and SEO services.

If you would like to find out more please get in touch with us on 01264 316141 or via email at enquiries@hits.group


Andover, Hampshire