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  • WordPress 5.8.2 Security and Maintenance Release

    WordPress 5.8.2 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 2 bug fixes in addition to 1 security fix. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 5.2 have also been updated. WordPress 5.8.2 is a small focus security and maintenance release. The next major release will be version 5.9.…

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  • Introducing Twenty Twenty-Two

    Well, here we are again, it’s that time of the year when we start thinking about the next default WordPress theme. WordPress 5.9 will launch with a new default theme: Twenty Twenty-Two. Find out more in the official announcement post.

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  • 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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  • Belated 18th Birthday Wishes, WordPress!

    WordPress was launched on 27 May 2003 and, yesterday, became an adult! WordPress now powers 40% of the web. To celebrate, here is a list of 40 milestones that have led to this remarkable achievement. Grab your favourite food and drink and dive in!

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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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  • FSE Programme Testing Call #2 – Build a Homepage with Site Editing Blocks

    Why not take a look at this post regarding the second call for testing as part of the Full Site Editing Outreach Programme. Here you will find everything you need to know about this exciting new programme and how you can get involved. Please leave any feedback in the comments of the post by Friday…

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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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