Website Security Checkup – December 2016
Keeping your website software up to date is probably the single most important step for a secure website. Out of date software can make it easier for hackers to find ways to break into your website. For more information, see Software Maintenance & Website Security.
WordPress & Joomla Release Summary
Current release: 4.7 – NEW – Release date: December 6, 2016
More WordPress info
Quick overview of new features in v4.7:
- New theme: Twenty Seventeen
- Theme starter content
- Video headers
- Add custom css from customizer
- Edit shortcuts from customizer preview
- Post type templates
- Editor improvements
- Dashboard in your language
- PDF Thumbnail Previews
Next scheduled release: 4.7.1, in January, 2017
Current release: 3.6.5 – NEW SECURITY RELEASE – Release date: December 13, 2016
More Joomla info
SECURITY RELEASE means that security vulnerabilities have been found in the software and will be fixed by this release. To protect your site from hackers and malware, you should update to this release as soon as possible.
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