WordPress News

  • WordPress 5.2.2 Maintenance Release
    by marybaum on June 18, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    WordPress 5.2.2 is now available! This maintenance release fixes 13 bugs and adds a little bit of polish to the Site Health feature that made its debut in 5.2. For more info, browse the full list of changes on Trac or check out the Version 5.2.2 documentation page. WordPress 5.2.2 is a short-cycle maintenance release. The next […]

  • The Month in WordPress: May 2019
    by Hugh Lashbrooke on June 4, 2019 at 10:21 am

    This month saw the 16th anniversary since the launch of the first release of WordPress. A significant milestone to be sure and one that speaks to the strength and stability of the project as a whole. In this anniversary month, we saw a new major release of WordPress, some exciting new development work, and a […]

  • WordPress 5.2.1 Maintenance Release
    by Jonathan Desrosiers on May 21, 2019 at 7:04 pm

    WordPress 5.2.1 is now available! This maintenance release fixes 33 bugs, including improvements to the block editor, accessibility, internationalization, and the Site Health feature introduced in 5.2. You can browse the full list of changes on Trac. WordPress 5.2.1 is a short-cycle maintenance release. Version 5.2.2 is expected to follow in approximately two weeks. You can download […]

  • Tomorrow is WordPress Translation Day 4
    by Joost de Valk on May 10, 2019 at 9:17 am

    The fourth edition of WordPress translation day is coming up on Saturday 11 May 2019: tomorrow! Get ready for a 24-hour, global marathon dedicated to localizing the WordPress platform and ecosystem. This event takes place both online and in physical locations across the world, so you can join no matter where you are! The WordPress […]

  • WordPress 5.2 “Jaco”
    by Matt Mullenweg on May 7, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    Version 5.2 of WordPress is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in this update make it easier than ever to fix your site if something goes wrong. There are even more robust tools for identifying and fixing configuration issues and fatal errors. Whether you are a developer helping clients or you manage your site solo, these tools can help get you the right information when you need it. […]

  • WordPress 5.2 RC2
    by Josepha on May 2, 2019 at 4:17 pm

    The second release candidate for WordPress 5.2 is now available! WordPress 5.2 will be released on Tuesday, May 7, but we need your help to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.2 yet, now is the time! There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.2 release candidate: try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want […]

  • The Month in WordPress: April 2019
    by Hugh Lashbrooke on May 2, 2019 at 9:00 am

    This past month has been filled with anticipation as the community builds up towards a big new release, plans some important events, and builds new tools to grow the future of the project. WordPress 5.2 Almost Due for Release WordPress 5.2 is due for release on May 7 with many new features included for developers […]

  • WordPress 5.2 Release Candidate
    by Josepha on April 26, 2019 at 1:28 am

    The first release candidate for WordPress 5.2 is now available! This is an important milestone as we progress toward the WordPress 5.2 release date. “Release Candidate” means that the new version is ready for release, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible something was missed. WordPress 5.2 is scheduled to […]

  • WordPress 5.2 Beta 3
    by Jonathan Desrosiers on April 12, 2019 at 9:33 pm

    WordPress 5.2 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. There are two ways to test the latest WordPress 5.2 beta: try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want […]

  • WordPress 5.2 Beta 2
    by Gary Pendergast on April 9, 2019 at 1:27 am

    WordPress 5.2 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 to play with the new version. There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.2 beta: try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want to […]