WordPress 5.1.1 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.1.1 was released today. 5.1.1. is a maintenance release that includes 10 bug fixes and enhancements. This includes several regressions introduced in 5.1 What does it fix? Issues fixed in the WordPress 5.1.1 Maintenance Release: Security fixes that handle how comments are filtered and then stored in the database. […]

WordPress 5.1 “Betty” Release

WordPress 5.1 was released today. 5.1 is a major release that includes 303 bug fixes and 156 enhancements – launching the first “site health check” functionality and further performance improvements for the Gutenberg editor. Site Health Check The Site Health Check project is a collaborative multi-team project with a focus […]

WSOD protection feature bumped from WordPress 5.1

Earlier this week security concerns were raised about the WSOD (White Screen Of Death) feature which was planned to be released in the upcoming WordPress 5.1 release. The feature got as far as beta 2 but has been withdrawn so the security concerns can be properly addressed. The decision to revert a […]