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  • WordPress 4.7.2 Security Release
    by Aaron D. Campbell on January 26, 2017 at 7:34 pm

    WordPress 4.7.2 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.7.1 and earlier are […]

  • WordPress 4.7.1 Security and Maintenance Release
    by Aaron D. Campbell on January 11, 2017 at 3:53 am

    WordPress 4.7 has been downloaded over 10 million times since its release on December 6, 2016 and we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of WordPress 4.7.1. This is a […]

  • WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan”
    by Helen Hou-Sandi on December 6, 2016 at 7:27 pm

    Version 4.7 of WordPress, named “Vaughan” in honor of legendary jazz vocalist Sarah "Sassy" Vaughan, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.7 […]

  • Moving Toward SSL
    by Matt Mullenweg on December 1, 2016 at 5:20 pm

    We’re at a turning point: 2017 is going to be the year that we’re going to see features in WordPress which require hosts to have HTTPS available. Just as JavaScript is a near necessity […]

  • WordPress 4.7 Release Candidate
    by Helen Hou-Sandi on November 24, 2016 at 4:26 am

    The release candidate for WordPress 4.7 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 […]

  • WordPress 4.7 Beta 4
    by Helen Hou-Sandi on November 16, 2016 at 1:51 am

    WordPress 4.7 Beta 4 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 […]