WordPress 3.9 Brings Improved Image and Post Editing & More

WordPress 3.9 is now out and brings with it a number of welcome changes including improved image editing, an updated visual editor has improved speed, accessibility, and mobile support, drag and drop images and more.

Improved visual editing

The updated visual editor has improved speed, accessibility, and mobile support. You can paste into the visual editor from your word processor without wasting time to clean up messy styling. (Yeah, we’re talking about you, Microsoft Word.)

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Edit images easily

With quicker access to crop and rotation tools, it’s now much easier to edit your images while editing posts. You can also scale images directly in the editor to find just the right fit.

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Drag and drop your images

Uploading your images is easier than ever. Just grab them from your desktop and drop them in the editor.

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Gallery previews

Galleries display a beautiful grid of images right in the editor, just like they do in your published post.

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This is only a small subset of the features in this release. For a full run down and a video showcasing the features, visit the announcement page: http://wordpress.org/news/2014/04/smith/

Mike Johnston
Mike is the founder and editor of CMS Critic. He consults with vendors and the public to help them find the right products for their websites and businesses. When he's not working here, he's off mixing cocktails for his wife's website, The Kitchen Magpie. You can check out some of his great cocktail shots over on Instagram.

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