WordPress 3.9 is Here. Here’s What’s New

WordPress 3.0 arrived yesterday with a lot of improvements and new features. It is WordPress’ major release so this version isn’t automatically updated to your site, you will have to initiate the update. Here are some of the new features: TinyMCE has some major improvements like the drag and drop image uploads, drag and drop files, live gallery previews, resizing images in post editor, plain text editor buttons, and you can copy and paste directly from MS Word. New Theme Screen The new interface for themes was developed separately as a part of THX38. In WordPress 3.9, Add New Theme is prettier and more user friendly. Searching for WordPress themes is a lot easier now.

Read the rest of the updates here: http://www.wpbeginner.com/news/whats-new-in-wordpress-3-9/

Distraction Free Writing Mode Will Be Responsive in 3.9

If you are using Distraction Free Mode Writing in WordPress most of the time, then you may have noticed that the editor gets chopped off at smaller sizes. This is annoying especially if you are using a mobile phone or tablet to write a post.

The good news is WordPress promises that this problem will be fixed in the next WordPress update, which is WordPress 3.9. If you really need your DFW , then there is a patch that fixes this issue using a simple CSS fix.

It is also worth mentioning that fullscreen button has been removed in favor of Distraction Free Writing Mode.  | Read the rest of the post here: http://wptavern.com/distraction-free-writing-mode-will-be-responsive-in-wordpress-3-9