The Customizer in 4.8

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WordPress 4.8 is slated for release this week and includes a number of updates for the Customizer and WordPress widgets. Many of these add features that impact general usability of widgets in a big way. 🎉

Notable updates include

Other enhancements

In total, 35 bugs, enhancements and feature requests are delivered in 4.8 that impact the Customizer. Here are a couple dev notes that dive into some of the features’ specifics:

Media Widgets for Images, Video, and Audio

Addition of TinyMCE to the Text Widget

Customizer sidebar width is now variable

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