WordPress 4.9 introduces an all new ability to draft, save, and schedule customizer changes, as well as widget improvements, added code editor safety, and more.
WordPress 4.9, “Tipton”, has been released, named after jazz musician Billy Tipton. Approximately 443 contributors took part in the development of WordPress 4.9; congratulations to 185 of these contributors for their first ever contribution. 188 new enhancements or features were added in WordPress 4.9.
There are several significant features in WordPress 4.9, primarily around improvements to the customizer experience and editing code.