WordPress 5.1.1 Security and Maintenance Release Available

This release addresses security issues as well as includes changes to help site owners prepare for a minimum of PHP 5.2.

You can read more by looking at the release notes: https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_5.1.1

You can also see a complete list of changes: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/query?status=closed&resolution=fixed&milestone=5.1.1&order=priority

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 5.1 Available

WordPress 5.1 focuses on performance and site health.

WordPress 5.1 focuses on performance improvements to the block editor as well as adds in a few nice touches to help site administrators focus on security and performance with the addition of a nice set of functions/features.

  • PHP Site Health (notification if you are running an out-of-date version of PHP.)
  • Fatal Error Protection (say goodbye to the white screen of death if a change is made that triggers a fatal error). WordPress is now able to detect most of these errors and recover from them.
  • Plugin PHP Version Notices (When looking for plugins to install, WordPress will now disable any plugins that require an incompatible version of PHP so they will not install.)
  • Custom Definable Debug Error Log (define( 'WP_DEBUG_LOG') Now you are able to define your custom error log path vs. the default /wp-content/debug.log.

You can read more by looking at the release notes: https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_5.1

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 5.0.3 Maintenance Release Available

WordPress 5.0.3 fixes 36 bugs and 7 performance updates.

Things to note

Most of the updates/fixes were related to the block editor and Customizer.

You can read more by looking at the release notes: https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_5.0.3

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 5.0.2 Maintenance Release Available

WordPress 5.0.2 is a maintenance release which fixes 73 bugs.

Things to note

  • Improved performance with blocks – 14 bugs were addressed which enhance performance. An additional 31 other block editor bugs were addressed too.
  • Bundled theme bug fixes  – 17 bugs were addressed in the bundled themes.
  • Internationalization (i8n) script loading issues were also fixed.

You can read more by looking at the release notes: https://codex.wordpress.org/Version_5.0.2

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 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 4.1.1 Now Available

WordPress version 4.1.1 is now available to download and contains 21 bug fixes from 4.1. If you have not updated (or are not set up for automatic background updates) – take some time to backup your site and update.

You can read more about the update: http://wordpress.org/wordpress-4.1.1.zip

WordPress Update: WordPress 3.8.3 Now Available

WordPress version 3.8.3 is now available for download. This update addresses an issue with the “Quick Draft” option in the dashboard where a post created there would disappear/not save. If you use this feature – please make sure to update WordPress. Even if you do not use it – it is always a good idea to update WordPress.

You can read more about the update: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/query?status=closed&group=resolution&milestone=3.8.3

You can download WordPress 3.8.3: http://wordpress.org/wordpress-3.8.3.zip

WordPress Update: WordPress 3.8.2 Now Available

WordPress version 3.8.2 is now available for download. This new version is a security release. It is highly recommended you update your WordPress installation as soon as possible. This releases fixes a weakness that could let an attacker force their way into your site by forging authentication cookies as well as a number of other bug and security fixes.

You can read more about the update: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/query?status=closed&group=resolution&milestone=3.8.2

You can download WordPress 3.8.2: http://wordpress.org/wordpress-3.8.2.zip

WordPress Update: WordPress 3.8.1 Now Available

WordPress version 3.8.1 is now available for download. This new version is a maintenance release which addresses over 30 bugs in WordPress 3.8. If you have not done so already – please make sure you update your WordPress installation.

You can read more about the update: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/query?status=closed&group=resolution&milestone=3.8.1

You can download WordPress 3.8.1: http://wordpress.org/wordpress-3.8.1.zip