Releases

  • WordPress 5.8.1 Security and Maintenance Release

    WordPress 5.8.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 60 bug fixes in addition to 3 security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 5.4 have also been updated. WordPress 5.8.1 is a short-cycle security and maintenance release. The next major release will be…

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  • WordPress 5.8 “Tatum”

    Introducing 5.8 “Tatum”, our latest and greatest release. Named in honour of Art Tatum, the legendary jazz pianist. His formidable technique and willingness to push boundaries inspired musicians and changed what people thought could be done.  So fire up your music service of choice and enjoy Tatum’s famous recordings of ‘Tea for Two’, ‘Tiger Rag’,…

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  • WordPress 5.7.2 Security Release

    WordPress 5.7.2 is now available. This security release features one security fix. 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 5.7.2 is a short-cycle security release. The next major release will be version 5.8. You can update to…

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  • WordPress 5.7.1 Security and Maintenance Release

    WordPress 5.7.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 26 bug fixes in addition to two security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 4.7 have also been updated. WordPress 5.7.1 is a short-cycle security and maintenance release. The next major release will…

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  • WordPress 5.7 “Esperanza”

    Meet “Esperanza”, the first WordPress release of 2021. “Esperanza” is named in honour of Esperanza Spalding, a modern musical prodigy. Her path as a musician is varied and inspiring – learn more about her and give her music a listen! With this new version, WordPress brings you fresh colours. The editor helps you work in a…

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  • WordPress 5.6.2 Maintenance Release

    WordPress 5.6.2 is now available! This maintenance release includes 5 bug fixes. These bugs affect WordPress version 5.6.1, so you’ll want to upgrade. You can download WordPress 5.6.2 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. WordPress 5.6.2 is a small maintenance release focused…

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  • WordPress 5.6.1 Maintenance Release

    WordPress 5.6.1 is now available! This maintenance release features 20 bug fixes as well as 7 issues fixed for the block editor. These bugs affect WordPress version 5.6, so you’ll want to upgrade. You can download WordPress 5.6.1 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. WordPress 5.6.1…

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  • WordPress 5.6 “Simone”

    Meet Simone, our latest and greatest WordPress release. Named in honour of the legendary performer Nina Simone, who is known for tunes like “Feeling Good”, “Young, Gifted and Black”, and “Four Women”. Fire up a playlist with her best work and read on to discover what we have in store for you.  Welcome to WordPress…

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  • WordPress 5.5.3 Maintenance Release

    WordPress 5.5.3 is now available! This maintenance release fixes an issue introduced in WordPress 5.5.2. Find out more in the official announcement post.

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  • WordPress 5.5.2 Security and Maintenance Release

    WordPress 5.5.2 is now available! For more information, please read the official announcement post.

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