The latest WordPress version is available this week and it is recommended to update via dashboard or by downloading the latest release.
This new release (WordPress 3.8.1) is mainly maintenance released that includes some fixes to a number of bugs and issues that arose in the 3.8 release.
Here is a list of the main updates and bug fixes:
- a fix for embedding tweets (by placing the URL to the tweet on its own line), which was broken due to a recent Twitter API change.
- various fixes and improvements for the new dashboard design and new themes admin screen.
- An issue with taxonomy queries in WP_Query was resolved.
- submit buttons that won’t do anything when you click on them have been found and fixed.