WordPress 4.8 comes with some interesting new features and Widgets but also with a major bug that will frustrate webmasters. While the new Image, video, and audio widgets work fine, the new Text Widget has a knack for ruining some types of code - like stripping JScript from newsletter subscription forms.
Already Upgraded to WordPress 4.8?
If you have already upgraded to WordPress 4.8, DO NOT OPEN THE TEXT WIDGET! If your text widget contains any custom code, simply opening the widget in visual mode will strip it even if you don't save the widget. And therein lies the rub - you can't open the widget in text view due to the default behavior of the text widget opening in … [Read more...]