What's new in Wordpress 6.0? - Nerd Platoon What's new in Wordpress 6.0? - Nerd Platoon

WordPress 6.0 “Arturo” has finally launched. This second major release of 2022 brings many improvements, including updates and bug fixes.


Major Updates on 6.0

1. Change Theme Styles

WordPress 6.0 you can switch the entire Theme styles with a single click. Click on the Style button at the top right corner and then switch to the Browse Styles tab to see available styles for your theme.


2. Edit More Theme Templates 

New wordpress 6.0 brings the ability to edit even more templates inside the theme editor.


The new archive templates that you can edit include:

  • Author
  • Category
  • Date
  • Tag


3. Export Your Block Theme with All The Changes

In WordPress 6.0 you can export the theme template with all the changes that you made on the block theme.


Some of the new functionality in WordPress 6.0:

  • Now able to select text across blocks, and edit them at once.
  • New hooks
  • New keyboard shortcuts like: [[ which will open the link menu.
  • New design tools like new color panel, border controls, and more.
  • Users can now lock a block, to help prevent accidental movement or removal of a block, once it is locked.
  • Blocks will retain styles when changing block type.
  • Improved template creation
  • Webfonts API
  • A new Browse Mode for the site editor
  • Alternative Global Styles
  • Block themes can now include multiple style variations, making it easy to change multiple settings like color, font, and other options on the fly.
  • Five new template options for author, date, categories, tag, and taxonomy.


Important: Backup your site’s files and the database before you update as well, just in case you need to revert the changes.