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

The Month in WordPress: June 2020

June was an exciting month for WordPress! Major changes are coming to the Gutenberg plugin, and WordCamp Europe brought the WordPress community closer together. Read on to learn more and to get all the latest updates. WordPress 5.4.2 releasedWe said hello to WordPress 5.4.2 on June 10. This security and maintenance release features 17 fixes and…

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WordPress 5.4.2 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.4.2 is now available!This security and maintenance release features 23 fixes and enhancements. Plus, it adds a number of security fixes—see the list below.These bugs affect WordPress versions 5.4.1 and earlier; version 5.4.2 fixes them, so you’ll want to upgrade.If you haven’t yet updated to 5.4, there are also updated versions of 5.3 and…

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Equity and the Power of Community

Over the past week, I’ve been thinking a lot about George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. I have been thinking about white supremacy, the injustice that Black women and men are standing up against across the world, and all the injustices I can’t know, and don’t see. The WordPress mission is to democratize publishing, and…

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The Month in WordPress: May 2020

May was an action-packed month for WordPress! WordPress organizers are increasingly moving WordCamps online, and contributors are taking big steps towards Full Site Editing with Gutenberg. To learn more and get all the latest updates, read on. Gutenberg 8.1 and 8.2Gutenberg 8.1 was released on May 13, followed quickly by Gutenberg 8.2 on May 27. 8.1 added…

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People of WordPress: Mary Job

You’ve probably heard that WordPress is open-source software, and may know that it’s created and run by volunteers. WordPress enthusiasts share many examples of how WordPress changed people’s lives for the better. This monthly series shares some of those lesser-known, amazing stories. How it all beganMary Job at WordCamp Kampala 2020Mary remembers when cybercafés started trending…

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WordPress 5.4 RC2

Posted March 10, 2020 by Francesca Marano. Filed under Development, Releases.The second release candidate for WordPress 5.4 is now available!WordPress 5.4 is currently scheduled to be released on March 31 2020, and we need your help to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.4 yet, now is the time!There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.4 release candidate:For…

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WordPress 5.4 RC3

Posted March 17, 2020 by David Baumwald. Filed under Development, Releases.The third release candidate for WordPress 5.4 is now available!WordPress 5.4 is currently scheduled to be released on March 31 2020, and we need your help to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.4 yet, now is the time!There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.4 release candidate:For…

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WordPress 5.4 RC4

Posted March 24, 2020 by Francesca Marano. Filed under Development, Releases.The fourth release candidate for WordPress 5.4 is live!WordPress 5.4 is currently scheduled to land on March 31 2020, and we need your help to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.4 yet, now is the time!You can test the WordPress 5.4 release candidate in two ways:For details about…

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WordPress 5.4 RC5

Posted March 28, 2020 by David Baumwald. Filed under Development, Releases.The fifth release candidate for WordPress 5.4 is live!WordPress 5.4 is currently scheduled to land on March 31 2020, and we need your help to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.4 yet, now is the time!You can test the WordPress 5.4 release candidate in two ways:For details about…

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WordPress 5.4 “Adderley”

Posted March 31, 2020 by Matt Mullenweg. Filed under Releases.Here it is! Named “Adderley” in honor of Nat Adderley, the latest and greatest version of WordPress is available for download or update in your dashboard.Say hello to more and better.More ways to make your pages come alive. With easier ways to get it all done and looking…

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