WordPress News

  • WordPress 5.2.4 Security Release
    by Jake Spurlock on October 14, 2019 at 9:54 pm

    WordPress 5.2.4 is now available! This security release fixes 6 security issues. WordPress versions 5.2.3 and earlier are affected by these bugs, which are fixed in version 5.2.4. Updated versions of WordPress 5.1 and earlier are also available for any users who have not yet updated to 5.2. Security Updates Props to Evan Ricafort for finding an […]

  • Becoming Better Digital Citizens Through Open Source
    by Yvette Sonneveld on October 14, 2019 at 7:31 am

    The WordPress Project is on a mission to democratize publishing. As WordPress empowers more people to participate in the digital space, we have the opportunity to make sure that everyone can participate safely and responsibly. Today marks the start of Digital Citizenship Week. We are going to share how open source can be used as […]

  • WordPress 5.3 Beta 3
    by Francesca Marano on October 8, 2019 at 8:58 pm

    WordPress 5.3 Beta 3 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. You can test the WordPress 5.3 beta in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding edge nightlies” option) […]

  • People of WordPress: Alice Orru
    by Yvette Sonneveld on October 5, 2019 at 4:24 am

    You’ve probably heard that WordPress is open-source software, and may know that it’s created and run by volunteers. WordPress enthusiasts share many examples of how WordPress changed people’s lives for the better. This monthly series shares some of those lesser-known, amazing stories. Meet Alice Orru, from Sardinia, Italy. Alice Orru was born in Sardinia, an […]

  • The Month in WordPress: September 2019
    by Hugh Lashbrooke on October 2, 2019 at 8:05 am

    September has been a particularly busy month in the WordPress community—a lot of important work has been done as everyone in the project works towards an upcoming major release. Read on to find out more about this and everything else that has been going on over the past month. WordPress 5.2.3 Security and Maintenance Release […]

  • WordPress 5.3 Beta 2
    by Francesca Marano on September 30, 2019 at 9:43 pm

    WordPress 5.3 Beta 2 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend running it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. You can test the WordPress 5.3 beta in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding edge […]

  • WordPress 5.3 Beta 1
    by Francesca Marano on September 23, 2019 at 6:36 pm

    WordPress 5.3 Beta 1 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend running it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version. You can test the WordPress 5.3 beta in two ways: Try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (choose the “bleeding edge […]

  • People of WordPress: Abdullah Ramzan
    by Yvette Sonneveld on September 6, 2019 at 6:21 pm

    You’ve probably heard that WordPress is open-source software, and may know that it’s created and run by volunteers. WordPress enthusiasts share many examples of how WordPress changed people’s lives for the better. This monthly series shares some of those lesser-known, amazing stories. Meet Abdullah Ramzan, from Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Abdullah Ramzan was born and brought […]

  • WordPress 5.2.3 Security and Maintenance Release
    by Jake Spurlock on September 5, 2019 at 1:51 am

    WordPress 5.2.3 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 29 fixes and enhancements. Plus, it adds a number of security fixes—see the list below. These bugs affect WordPress versions 5.2.2 and earlier; version 5.2.3 fixes them, so you’ll want to upgrade. If you haven’t yet updated to 5.2, there are also updated versions […]

  • The Month in WordPress: August 2019
    by Hugh Lashbrooke on September 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

    This has been a particularly busy month, with a number of interesting and ambitious proposals for the WordPress project along with active progress across the entire community. Core Development and Schedule The upcoming minor release of WordPress, v5.2.3, is currently in the release candidate phase and available for testing. Following that, the next major release […]