Last Updated: 3rd Aug 2017
WPTavern: WordPress 4.8.1 Released, Adds Custom HTML Widget
WordPress 4.8.1 is available for download or as an update from the WordPress Dashboard. This release contains 29 bug fixes and improvements. The most notable addition is a dedicated Custom HTML widget.
Custom HTML Widget in WordPress 4.8.1
The Custom HTML widget works similar to the Text widget in WordPress 4.7 and below. To see a full list of changes in WordPress 4.8.1, check out the release notes. If you think youâ€™ve discovered a bug, please report it in as much detail as possible on the WordPress support forums. Twenty-two people contributed to this release.