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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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  • Manchester WordPress User Group November 2020 – Online

    November’s Manchester WordPress User Group, run by WordPress co-founder Mike Little, takes place online on Wednesday, the 18th from 6pm to 8pm.

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  • Help Improve WordPress Translation

    The global Polyglots team is conducting research among translation contributors to learn more about their experience. The questionnaire includes about 15 questions for individual translators or locale managers and editors. Our goal is to learn more about how contributors join Polyglots, why they contribute, and how to make their contributor experience better. The results of…

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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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  • Take the 2020 WordPress Annual Survey (and view the 2019 results)!

    For several years now, WordPress enthusiasts have filled out an annual survey to share their experiences and feelings about WordPress. The survey helps those who build WordPress understand more about how the software is used, and by whom. The survey also helps leaders in the WordPress open source project learn more about our contributors’ experience.…

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  • International Translation Day Celebration

    Could you help translate WordPress into en_GB? I, Mark Robson (@markscottrobson), one of the Locale Managers and GTEs for en_GB, will be hosting a drop-in session tomorrow (30 September 2020) between 11:00 and 12:00 UTC/12:00 and 13:00 BST on the #polyglots-events channel on the Making WordPress Slack. Find out more about contributing to the English…

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  • Introducing Twenty Twenty-One

    Hi everybody, it’s that time of the year again when our thoughts turn towards an announcement about the next WordPress default theme! WordPress 5.6 will launch with a brand new default theme: Twenty Twenty-One. Find out more by reading the official announcement post.

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