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  • WordPress 4.8 “Evans”
    by Matt Mullenweg on June 8, 2017 at 2:49 pm

    An Update with You in Mind Gear up for a more intuitive WordPress! Version 4.8 of WordPress, named “Evans” in honor of jazz pianist and composer William John “Bill” Evans, is […]

  • WordPress 4.8 Release Candidate 2
    by Mel Choyce on June 1, 2017 at 10:13 pm

    The second release candidate for WordPress 4.8 is now available. To test WordPress 4.8, you can use the WordPress Beta Tester plugin or you can download the release candidate here (zip). We’ve […]

  • WordPress 4.8 Release Candidate
    by Mel Choyce on May 25, 2017 at 11:04 pm

    The release candidate for WordPress 4.8 is now available. RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We […]

  • WordPress 4.8 Beta 2
    by Mel Choyce on May 23, 2017 at 12:02 am

    WordPress 4.8 Beta 2 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 just to play with the new […]

  • WordPress 4.7.5 Security and Maintenance Release
    by Pascal Birchler on May 16, 2017 at 10:39 pm

    WordPress 4.7.5 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.7.4 and earlier are […]

  • WordPress Now on HackerOne
    by Aaron D. Campbell on May 15, 2017 at 4:02 pm

    WordPress has grown a lot over the last thirteen years – it now powers more than 28% of the top ten million sites on the web. During this growth, each team has worked hard to continually improve […]