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OCT29
WordPress 5.5.2 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.5.2 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 14 bug fixes in addition to 10 security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 3.7 have also been updated. WordPress 5.5.2 is a short-cycle security and maintenance release. The next […]

News Wordpress by Jb Audras
OCT27
Take the 2020 WordPress Annual Survey (and view the 2019 results)!

The 2020 WordPress survey is open! Take the survey to share your WordPress experience with those who build the software. Also, the 2019 survey results are now available - check them out!

News Wordpress by Andrea Middleton
OCT27
WordPress 5.6 Beta 2

WordPress 5.6 beta 2 is now available for testing! This software is still in development, so we recommend that you run this version on a test site. You can test the WordPress 5.6 beta in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding edge nightlies” option). Or download the beta here (zip). WordPress 5.6 is slated for […]

News Wordpress by Josepha
OCT21
WordPress 5.6 Beta 1

is now available for testing!

News Wordpress by Josepha
OCT2
The Month in WordPress: September 2020

This month was characterized by some exciting announcements from the WordPress core team! Read on to catch up with all the WordPress news and updates from September. WordPress 5.5.1 Launch On September 1, the Core team released WordPress 5.5.1. This maintenance release included several bug fixes for both core and the editor, and many other […]

News Wordpress by Hari Shanker R
SEP1
WordPress 5.5.1 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.5.1 is now available! This maintenance release features 34 bug fixes, 5 enhancements, and 5 bug fixes for the block editor. These bugs affect WordPress version 5.5, so you’ll want to upgrade. You can download WordPress 5.5.1 directly, or visit the Dashboard → Updates screen and click Update Now. If your sites support automatic background updates, they’ve already started the update process. […]

News Wordpress by Jb Audras
SEP1
The Month in WordPress: August 2020

August was special for WordPress lovers, as one of the most anticipated releases, WordPress 5.5, was launched. The month also saw several updates from various contributor teams, including the soft-launch of the Learn WordPress project and updates to Gutenberg. Read on to find out about the latest updates from the WordPress world. WordPress 5.5 Launch […]

News Wordpress by Hari Shanker R
AUG11
WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine”

Version 5.5 "Eckstine" of WordPress is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. With this release, your site gets new power in three major areas: speed (lazy-loading images), search (sitemaps included by default), and...

News Wordpress by Matt Mullenweg