WordPress 4.9 is just around the corner (scheduled for release tomorrow, November 14th). This version brings an impressive number of new features and improvements. The stats so far are:
Roughly 400 bugs, 181 enhancements, 7 feature requests, and 42 blessed tasks have been marked as closed in WordPress 4.9.
Figuring out all these changes and how they affect you is an effort in itself. But don’t you worry! Here’s the WordPress 4.9 Field Guide, which showcases all the main changes and provides plenty of additional resources to follow up.
Wow! WordPress 4.9 packs quit a punch!