WordPress Version 4.3, named after jazz musician Billie Holiday, has just been released. The main focus of this release was making it even easier to format your content and customize your site.
Some things they added/changed for 4.3 include:
- Improving the way that passwords are chosen and changed.
- Site Icons (favicons) that work out of the box, are theme independent, and do not require theme support.
- Multisite improvements
- Comments are now turned off on pages and custom post types by default.
- The singular.php theme template has been added to the Template Hierarchy.
- Changes to Customizer Panels and Sections
- PHP4 style constructors are deprecated
See the full release notes for a complete list of features.