As WordPress developer Pascal Birchler announced yesterday, the next minor release of WordPress will be released to the users on April 20th, 2017.
4.7.4 Release Candidate – Make WordPress Core
4.7.4 Release Candidate – Make WordPress Core After about six weeks of development, a Release Candidate for WordPress 4.7.4 is now available. This maintenance release fixes 46 issues reported against 4.7 and is scheduled for final release on Thursday, April 20, 2017.
Thus far WordPress 4.7 has been downloaded nearly 60 million times since its release on December 6, 2016. Please help us by testing this release candidate to ensure 4.7.4 fixes the reported issues and doesn’t introduce any new ones.
There are several bugs that are fixed with wordpress version 4.7.4.
There are a few more notable issues being addressed in this release. The first one is about broken video/audio thumbnails when uploading media (#40075). Additionally, an incompatibility between the upcoming Chrome version and the visual editor (#40305) has been solved by updating TinyMCE. Furthermore, the REST API saw some enhancements in relation to date handling (#39854, #40136). Read more…
Users who wanted to test WP 4.7.4. before its release could download the beta here. There are more than 60 bugs fixed and a few more features being developed.
The next major wordpress release will be #4.8 – it is scheduled for May or June 2017.