April 20, 2018 No Comments

Celebrate the WordPress 15th Anniversary on May 27

May 27, 2018 is the 15th anniversary of the first WordPress release    — and we can’t wait to celebrate! Party time! Join WordPress fans all over the world in celebrating the 15th Anniversary of WordPress by throwing your own party! Here’s how you can join in the fun: Check the WordPress 15th Anniversary website to see if there’s a party already planned for your town. If there is, RSVP for the party and invite your friends! If there isn’t, then pick a place to go where a bunch of people can be merry — a park, a pub, a backyard; any family-friendly venue will do! List your party with your local WordPress meetup group (Don’t have a group

April 12, 2018 Comments Off

GDPR Compliance Tools in WordPress

GDPR compliance is an important consideration for all WordPress websites.

April 02, 2018 Comments Off

The Month in WordPress: March 2018

With a significant new milestone and some great improvements to WordPress as a platform, this month has been an important one for the project. Read on to find out more about what happened during the month of March.

February 21, 2018 Comments Off

WordCamp Incubator 2.0

WordCamps are informal, community-organized events that are put together by a team of local WordPress users who have a passion for growing their communities. They are born out of active WordPress meetup groups that meet regularly and are able to host an annual WordCamp event

February 06, 2018 Comments Off

WordPress 4.9.4 Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.9.4 is now available. This maintenance release fixes a severe bug in 4.9.3, which will cause sites that support automatic background updates to fail to update automatically, and will require action from you (or your host) for it to be updated to 4.9.4. Four years ago with WordPress 3.7 “Basie” , we added the ability for WordPress to self-update, keeping your website secure and bug-free, even when you weren’t available to do it yourself.

February 05, 2018 Comments Off

WordPress 4.9.3 Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.9.3 is now available.

February 02, 2018 Comments Off

The Month in WordPress: January 2018

Things got off to a gradual start in 2018 with momentum starting to pick up over the course of the month. There were some notable developments in January, including a new point release and work being done on other important areas of the WordPress project.

January 16, 2018 Comments Off

WordPress 4.9.2 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 4.9.2 is now available.

November 14, 2017 Comments Off

WordPress 4.9 Release Candidate 3

The third release candidate for WordPress 4.9 is now available. A release candidate (RC) means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something.

November 07, 2017 Comments Off

WordPress 4.9 Release Candidate 2

The second release candidate for WordPress 4.9 is now available.