WordPress 5.3 Beta 1 is out now, and a plugin, WordPress Beta Tester, is available for you to give it a spin!
To try the new features the next CMS will bring, I would recommend that you set it up on a testing site or on localhost because beta versions aren’t the most stable releases and are for testing purposes only.
You can always report loopholes and bugs if you find any in the current development cycle of WordPress while testing out the new features.
The contributors are also going to merge all the Twelve releases of the Gutenberg plugins, from Gutenberg 5.4 to the latest release of Gutenberg 6.5, into the WordPress 5.3 core, which means the block editor will be loaded with many new exciting features.
As for WordPress 5.3 itself, the Beta 1 plugin offers various new features, so let’s take a look at them all.
New Features in WordPress 5.3 1. A New Default Theme: Twenty Twenty
There’s a new default theme “Twenty Twenty” in WordPress 5.3.
It includes full support for the block editor and provides users the freedom to design and structure their websites as they want.
2. Admin Interface Enhancement
WordPress 5.3 Beta 1 also brings numerous enhancements in the interface segment and you will find many new interactive enhancements and changes in the wp-admin interface. There are improved styles, improved designs, improved buttons, better zoom management, and much more.
Here are the highlighted changes:
Now you can resume the uploads if it fails and you can even upload larger default image sizes and high-resolution pictures. Automatic Image Rotation:
Now your images are correctly rotated during the upload depending on its EXIF rotations.
This feature was first proposed nine years ago. Never give up on your dreams to see your fixes land in
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