When testing WordPress 4.9, I also experienced the same thing. Thanks to Weston Ruter for a quick response and helping me find a workaround. If you’ve made some changes in the customizer but haven’t deleted or published the changes. You won’t be able to see the Active Theme tab. You must first delete or publish theme customizations to view the Active Theme tab. Currently, the core WordPress team is working on adding a notification explaining this. Widget gallery Following the new media and image widgets introduced in WordPress 4.8. The new version will also contain the Gallery widget. This will be the easiest way to add and display featured images in the sidebar. The visual editor in Text Widget was introduce with WordPress 4.8. Previously, you must have basic knowledge of HTML and CSS to work with media in Text Widget.
Added support for shortcodes in the text widget
With WordPress 4.9 you will have the “ Add Media ” button so you can easily insert images, videos, audio or any type of media into the text widget. Page d’accueil Articles Technology The first impression of WordPress 4.9 features and review The first impression of WordPress 4.9 features and review Post: 2017-11-16 Features of WordPress 4.9 Follow @Cloudways Continuing the tradition of testing new WordPress releases first, today I will be testing and highlighting features in WordPress 4.9 “Tipton” , which was released on India WhatsApp Number List November 16, 2017. This major WordPress Core Team release improves the design workflow and pulls users from coding errors.
Video widget now supports videos from other providers
As with any new release, you’ll have to dig a little to see how much WordPress Core has focused on the user experience of WordPress 4.9 features. Features of WordPress 4.9 Save, preview and schedule theme changes in Customizer Improved theme browsing experience in Customizer Widget gallery Add media to text widget Added support for shortcodes in text widget Video widget now supports videos from other providers More control over changing themes Prompt to “record” your message Better coding experience WordPress 4.9 for Developers Try the features of WordPress 4.9 Save, preview and schedule theme changes in Customizer With WordPress 4.9, users will be able to save theme customizations made using Customizer. It will also create a unique URL of the new preview that share with anyone without requiring login access to the WordPress admin dashboard.