WordPress 4.5.3 Maintenance and Security Release Available

WordPress 4.5.3 is now available for download and is a security release for all previous versions. It is highly recommended that you update your sites immediately. There are also a number of bug fixes which apply to WordPress versions 4.5, 4.5.1 and 4.5.2.

More information on the update is available: https://wordpress.org/news/2016/06/wordpress-4-5-3/

Full list of changes: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/query?milestone=4.5.3

If you have not done so already – download the update or simply use your existing installation of WordPress to update your site. Either way – this is an excellent time to make a backup copy of your site(s) before upgrading.

WordPress 4.5.2 Security Release Available

WordPress 4.5.2 is now available for download and is a security release for all previous versions. It is highly recommended that you update your sites immediately.

More information on the update is available: https://wordpress.org/news/2016/05/wordpress-4-5-2/

If you have not done so already – download the update or simply use your existing installation of WordPress to update your site. Either way – this is an excellent time to make a backup copy of your site(s) before upgrading.

WordPress 4.5.1 Update Now Available

WordPress 4.5.1 is a maintenance release.

WordPress 4.5.1 contains twelve bug fixes from the recently released version 4.5. You can see all the changes in WordPress 4.5.1 as well as read the release notes.

If you have not done so already – download the update or simply use your existing installation of WordPress to update your site. Either way – this is an excellent time to make a backup copy of your site(s) before upgrading.

WordPress 4.5 Update Now Available

WordPress 4.5 will help streamline your workflow.

Things to note

  • Inline Linking (link to your content easier/quicker)
  • Responsive Previews (Preview mobile, tablet, and desktop views)
  • Custom Logos (themes can now support them)
  • Smart Image resizing (Generated images now load up to 50% faster)
  • Javascript library updates (most notable: jQuery 1.12.3, jQuery Migrate 1.4.0)
  • Various bug fixes (always good)

If you have not done so already – download the update or simply use your existing installation of WordPress to update your site. Either way – this is an excellent time to make a backup copy of your site(s) before upgrading.

A big thanks to all the contributors for their time and attention to the new features/fixes.

WordPress 4.4.2 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.4.2 is now available for download/install. This update contains security updates for all previous updates and you are strongly encouraged to update your site(s) immediately.

WordPress versions 4.4.1 and earlier are affected by two security issues (XSS and open redirection).

Along with the security updates, WordPress 4.4.2 fixes 17 bugs from 4.4 and 4.4.1 (see release changes).

WordPress 4.4.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.4.1 is now available for download/install. This update contains security updates for all previous updates and you are strongly encouraged to update your site(s) immediately.

WordPress versions 4.4 and earlier are affected by a cross-site scripting vulnerability that could allow a site to be compromised.

Along with the security updates, WordPress 4.4.1 fixes 52 bugs from 4.4 (see release changes).

WordPress 4.4 Update Now Available

WordPress 4.4 makes your site more connected and responsive.

Say hello to the latest WordPress release: WordPress 4.4! This is a great release for both developers and users for many reasons. Front end users get a new theme to choose/use “Twenty Sixteen” which is simple and looks great on all devices. WordPress 4.4 also introduces a new way to display images so they will look great on all devices, and an an exciting embed option so you can now embed posts from WordPress sites into your site easily.

Developers also benefit a lot from WordPress 4.4 thanks to adding in REST API infrastructure to WordPress core, term meta (yay!), as well as improved performance with WP_Comment_Query().

If you have not done so already – download the update or simply use your existing installation of WordPress to update your site. Either way – this is an excellent time to make a backup copy of your site(s) before upgrading.

Enjoy and thanks to all the contributors for making this a great release!

WordPress Update: WordPress 4.3.1 Available

WordPress 4.3.1 is now available and should be applied to all your sites as soon as possible as is a security release that addresses two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and a potential privilege escalation. For more information, see the release notes or view the list of changes.

You can read more about the update: https://wordpress.org/news/2015/09/wordpress-4-3-1/

You can download WordPress 4.3.1: http://wordpress.org/wordpress-4.3.1.zip

WordPress Update: WordPress 4.3 Available

WordPress 4.3 is now available for download.

For WordPress Users

This update includes a number of improvements in the admin area (menu customizer, formatting shortcuts, site icons), automatically generated secure passwords for new users, comments turned off by default for pages, and other great changes which will make working with WordPress on all your devices easier and more enjoyable.

For WordPress Developers

There are some noticeable changes with this new version as well including a new page template (singular.php), multisite changes, list table changes, and other customizer enhancements.

You can read more about the update: http://wordpress.org/wordpress-4.3.zip

WordPress Update: WordPress 4.2.4 Available

WordPress 4.2.4 is now available and should be applied to all your sites as soon as possible as it addresses six issues, including three cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and a potential SQL injection that could be used to compromise a site. For more information, see the release notes or view the list of changes.

You can read more about the update: https://wordpress.org/news/2015/08/wordpress-4-2-4-security-and-maintenance-release/

You can download WordPress 4.2.4: http://wordpress.org/wordpress-4.2.4.zip