Cool New Things Being Added to WordPress 5.3

WP Site Dr Team Upcoming Releases

Reading through the many pages of WordPress 5.3 tagged pages on the Make Core blog, we’re excited for some new features being added to WordPress core, including: A view password button added to the login page Scaling images over 2560 pixels automatically (no plugin required!) with ways of changing or overriding it. However, the original large size is still stored, …

Security Release: WordPress 5.3.4

WP Site Dr Team Urgent Security Release

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 issue where stored XSS (cross-site scripting) …

Security and Maintenance Release: WordPress 5.2.3

WP Site Dr Team Maintenance Release, Urgent Security Release

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 of 5.0 and earlier that …

Upcoming Major Release: WordPress 5.3

WP Site Dr Team Upcoming Releases

WordPress 5.3 Development Cycle Dev Chat Agendas | Dev Chat Summaries | Wishlist | Dev Notes | Field Guide | All Posts Tagged 5.3 Target date for release of WordPress 5.3 is November 12, 2019 🎉 WordPress 5.3 will be the final major release of 2019 and aims to polish current interactions and make the UIs more user friendly. Matt Mullenweg is the Release Lead for 5.3, Francesca Marano is the Release Coordinator, David Baumwald is …

Maintenance Release: WordPress 5.2.2

WP Site Dr Team Maintenance Release

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. WordPress 5.2.2 is a short-cycle maintenance release. For more info, browse the full list of changes below and check out the Version 5.2.2 documentation page. Ticket Summary Owner Type Priority Component Version #45094 …

Security Release: WordPress 5.2.1

WP Site Dr Team Urgent Security Release

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. WordPress 5.2.1 is a short-cycle maintenance release. Version 5.2.2 is expected to follow in approximately two weeks. You can browse the full list of changes below: Ticket Summary Owner Type Priority Component Version #47180 Gutenberg typing …

Major Release: WordPress 5.2 “Jaco”

WP Site Dr Team Major Release

Named “Jaco” in honor of renowned and revolutionary jazz bassist Jaco Pastorius, WordPress v5.2 is now 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. Building on the Site Health features introduced in 5.1, this release adds two new pages to help …