WordPress 5.3.2 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.3.2 was released on 18 December 2019. 5.3.2 is a maintenance release that includes 5 bug fixes and enhancements – including improvements to the Site Health feature. What does it fix? Issues fixed in the WordPress 5.3.2 Maintenance Release include: Improve error handling with invalid dates Improve error handling […]

WordPress 5.3.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.3.1 was released on 13 December 2019. WordPress 5.3.1 is a security release which addresses four security issues. As with any security release – it’s important that you update immediately. What does it fix? Security issues fixed in the WordPress 5.3.1: a bug where an unprivileged user could make […]

WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” Release

WordPress 5.3 was released on 12 November 2019. 5.3 is a major release that includes 386 bug fixes and 151 enhancements. Code named “Kirk” in honour of jazz musician Rahsaan Roland Kirk. It brings significant new features: improved wp-admin accessibility 150 Gutenberg editor enhancements automatic image rotation (plus more!) improved […]

WordPress 5.2.4 Security Release

WordPress 5.2.4 was released on 14 October 2019. WordPress 5.2.4 is a security release which addresses six security issues and two bugs. As with any security release – it’s important that you update immediately. What does it fix? Security issues fixed in the WordPress 5.2.4 Security Release: a bug that […]

WordPress 5.2.3 Security Release

WordPress 5.2.3 was released on 4 September 2019. WordPress 5.2.3 is a security release which addresses several cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities, a patch for jQuery to and includes 28 bug fixes. As with any security release – it’s important that you update immediately. What does it fix? Issues fixed in […]

WordPress 5.2.2 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.2.2 was released today. 5.2.2 is a maintenance release that includes 13 bug fixes and enhancements – including improvements to the Site Health feature. What does it fix? Issues fixed in the WordPress 5.2.2 Maintenance Release include: Site Health: improve the header elements horizontal centering Site Health: make site […]

WordPress 5.2.1 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.2.1 was released today. 5.2.1. is a maintenance release that includes 33 bug fixes and enhancements – including improvements to the block editor, accessibility, internationalization, and the Site Health feature. What does it fix? Issues fixed in the WordPress 5.2.1 Maintenance Release include: Prevents a fatal error when upgrading […]

WordPress 5.2 “Jaco” Release

WordPress 5.2 was released earlier this week, on 7 May 2019. 5.2 is a major release that includes 229 bug fixes and 59 enhancements. It brings significant new features: Site Health PHP fatal recovery (WSOD protection) Update package signing Gutenberg updates wp-admin accessibility updates New dashboard icons Plugin compatibility checks […]

WordPress raises minimum PHP version to 5.6

With the launch of WordPress 5.2 the minimum supported PHP version has been raised to PHP 5.6. WordPress hosted on servers with less than PHP 5.6 will no longer be able to update and will see an error which reads Your server is running PHP version 5.5.38 but WordPress 5.2 […]