WordPress 4.8 is already announced to be released in June 2017! This is not a security update or minor update like the past releases earlier this year. It is the first major release for 2017. WPbeginner.com has release an article with screenshots and an overview of what is coming out. If you are a WordPress enthusiast, you should check it out.
Some changes that are coming:
- Text Widgets will now have a visual and text editor instead of just a text editor.
- New Image widget for sidebars
- New Video widget to embed videos from different sources such as Youtube and Vimeo
- Updated News & Events widget in the WordPress admin/dashboard page
Full article below: