WordPress 4.0 “Benny”

The latest version of WordPress, version 4.0 was released this morning.


  • Manage your media with style
    • Explore your uploads in a beautiful, endless grid. A new details preview makes viewing and editing any amount of media in sequence a snap.
  • Working with embeds has never been easier
    • The editor shows a true preview of your embedded content, saving you time and giving you confidence.
  • Focus on your content
    • Writing and editing is smoother and more immersive with an editor that expands to fit your content as you write, and keeps the formatting tools available at all times.
  • Finding the right plugin
    • There are more than 30,000 free and open source plugins in the WordPress plugin directory. WordPress 4.0 makes it easier to find the right one for your needs, with new metrics, improved search, and a more visual browsing experience.

Check out the WordPress blog to read the release post for all of the above features in detail.

This release was led by Helen Hou-Sandí along with 275 contributors with props in this release, a new high.

Download the latest WordPress 4.0 Australian English release here and follow the instructions in the downloads “Read Me” file.

If you’ve already installed the Australian English version of WordPress simply visit the dashboard to update to WordPress 4.0 and the latest translations.

WordPress 4.0 makes it easy to install with English Australian translations, just select English (Australian) during install.

WordPress 4.0 - English (Australian)

If you’d like to get involved with WordPress and contribute to the project get on over to make.wordpress.org and find out how.