April 09, 2019 Comments Off

WordPress 5.2 Beta 2

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.

April 01, 2019 Comments Off

The Month in WordPress: March 2019

WordPress reached a significant milestone this month. With some exciting developments in Core, an interesting new proposal, and the return of a valuable global event, March was certainly an interesting time

March 27, 2019 Comments Off

WordPress 5.2 Beta 1

WordPress 5.2 Beta 1 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site.

March 15, 2019 Comments Off

One-third of the web!

WordPress now powers over 1/3rd of the top 10 million sites on the web according to W3Techs . Our market share has been growing steadily over the last few years, going from 29.9% just one year ago to 33.4% now.

March 15, 2019 Comments Off

One-third of the web!

WordPress now powers over 1/3rd of the top 10 million sites on the web according to W3Techs . Our market share has been growing steadily over the last few years, going from 29.9% just one year ago to 33.4% now.

March 12, 2019 Comments Off

WordPress 5.1.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.1.1 is now available! This security and maintenance release introduces 10 fixes and enhancements, including changes designed to help hosts prepare users for the? minimum PHP version bump coming in 5.2 . This release also includes a pair of security fixes that handle how comments are filtered and then stored in the database

March 01, 2019 Comments Off

The Month in WordPress: February 2019

A new version of WordPress, significant security enhancements, important discussions, and much more – read on to find out what has been going on in the WordPress community for the month of February. Release of WordPress 5.1 Near the end of the month, WordPress 5.1 was released , featuring significant stability and performance enhancements as well as the first of the Site Health mechanisms that are in active development. Most prominent is the new warning for sites running long-outdated versions of PHP.

February 21, 2019 Comments Off

WordPress 5.1 “Betty”

A Little Better Every Day Version 5.1 of WordPress, named “Betty” in honour of acclaimed jazz vocalist Betty Carter, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard.

February 19, 2019 Comments Off

WordPress 5.1 RC2

The second release candidate for WordPress 5.1 is now available! WordPress 5.1 will be released on Thursday, February 21 , but we need your help to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.1 yet, now is the time! There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.1 release candidate: try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want to select the “bleeding edge nightlies” option), or you can download the release candidate here (zip). For details about what to expect in WordPress 5.1, please see the first release candidate post . This release includes the final About page design.

January 31, 2019 Comments Off

WordPress 5.1 Beta 3

WordPress 5.1 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.