WordPress 4.3 introduced formatting shortcuts to make your writing flow faster and easier. It allows you to format text quickly by using some special characters.
WordPress 4.2.4 is now available for download. This release addresses six critical issues that could be used to compromise your website. If your website is running on WordPress 4.2.3 or older It is strongly recommended that you update to 4.2.4.
PHP 7 is expected to release later this year. One of the major changes in PHP 7 is that PHP 4 style constructors are deprecated. In order to prepare WordPress to transition to PHP 7, WordPress is deprecating these constructors in 4.3.
Videos can be great to illustrate your content. There are many plugins out there for embedding videos in a post/page. Some of them can be used to embed videos from video-sharing sites (e.g. YouTube, Vimeo). Some plugins also support self-hosted video embedding. Fortunately, This feature is now available in WordPress (it was added as of WordPress 3.6).
As you may know that a security vulnerability was recently published on the web. This vulnerability affects version 3.0 of the SSL(Secure Sockets Layer) protocol. It basically allows someone to gain access to a connection that was assumed secure previously.