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WordPress 5.5.1 Maintenance Release

Posted September 1, 2020 by Jb Audras. Filed under Releases.WordPress 5.5.1 is now available!This maintenance release features 34 bug fixes, 5 enhancements, and 5 bug fixes for the block editor. These bugs affect WordPress version 5.5, so you’ll want to upgrade.You can download WordPress 5.5.1 directly, or visit the Dashboard → Updates screen and click Update Now. If your sites support automatic background…

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The Month in WordPress: August 2020

August was special for WordPress lovers, as one of the most anticipated releases, WordPress 5.5, was launched. The month also saw several updates from various contributor teams, including the soft-launch of the Learn WordPress project and updates to Gutenberg. Read on to find out about the latest updates from the WordPress world.WordPress 5.5 LaunchThe team…

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WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine”

Posted August 11, 2020 by Matt Mullenweg. Filed under Releases.Here it is! Named “Eckstine” in honor of Billy Eckstine, this latest and greatest version of WordPress is available for download or update in your dashboard.Welcome to WordPress 5.5.In WordPress 5.5, your site gets new power in three major areas: speed, search, and security.SpeedPosts and pages feel…

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WordPress 5.5 Release Candidate 2

Posted August 4, 2020 by Jake Spurlock. Filed under Development, Releases.The second release candidate for WordPress 5.5 is here!WordPress 5.5 is slated for release on August 11, 2020, but we need your help to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.5 yet, now is the time!You can test the WordPress 5.5 release candidate in two ways:Thank you to all of the…

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wordpress-bg-medblue-770x500 The Month in WordPress: July 2020 WPDev News

The Month in WordPress: July 2020

July was an action-packed month for the WordPress project. The month saw a lot of updates on one of the most anticipated releases – WordPress 5.5! WordCamp US 2020 was canceled and the WordPress community team started experimenting with different formats for engaging online events, in July. Read on to catch up with all the…

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WordPress 5.5 Release Candidate

The first release candidate for WordPress 5.5 is now available!This is an important milestone in the community’s progress toward the final release of WordPress 5.5. “Release Candidate” means that the new version is ready for release, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible something was missed. WordPress 5.5 is…

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WordPress 5.5 Beta 4

Posted July 27, 2020 by David Baumwald. Filed under Development, Releases.WordPress 5.5 Beta 4 is now available!You can test WordPress 5.5 Beta 4 in two ways:WordPress 5.5 is slated for release on August 11th, 2020, and we need your help to get there!Thank you to all of the contributors who tested the beta 3 development…

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WordPress 5.5 Beta 3

Posted July 21, 2020 by Jake Spurlock. Filed under Development, Releases.WordPress 5.5 Beta 3 is now available!You can test WordPress 5.5 Beta 3 in two ways:WordPress 5.5 is slated for release on August 11th, 2020, and we need your help to get there!Thank you to all of the contributors who tested the beta 2 development…

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WordPress 5.5 Beta 2

Posted July 14, 2020 by Jake Spurlock. Filed under Development, Releases.WordPress 5.5 Beta 2 is now available!You can test WordPress 5.5 beta 2 in two ways:WordPress 5.5 is slated for release on August 11th, 2020, and we need your help to get there!Thank you to all of the contributors that tested the beta 1 development release…

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WordPress 5.5 Beta 1

WordPress 5.5 Beta 1 is now available for testing!This software is still in development, so it’s not recommended to run this version on a production site. Consider setting up a test site to play with the new version.You can test the WordPress 5.5 beta in two ways:The current target for final release is August 11, 2020.…

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