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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. Following WordPress 5.0 — a major release which introduced the new block editor — 5.1 focuses on polish, in particular by improving the overall performance of the editor. In addition, this release paves the way for a better, faster, and more secure WordPress with some essential tools for site administrators and developers. Site Health With security and ...

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Commenti disabilitati su WordPress 5.1 “Betty”   |   Posted in 4.5,Releases febbraio 21, 2019

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. It also contains fixes for: New ...

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Commenti disabilitati su WordPress 5.1 RC2   |   Posted in 4.5,Development,Releases febbraio 19, 2019

WordPress 5.1 Release Candidate

The first release candidate for WordPress 5.1 is now available! This is an important milestone, as the release date for WordPress 5.1 draws near. “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 5.1 is scheduled to 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 ...

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Commenti disabilitati su WordPress 5.1 Release Candidate   |   Posted in 4.5,Development,Releases febbraio 08, 2019

The Month in WordPress: January 2019

The momentum from December’s WordPress 5.0 release was maintained through January with some big announcements and significant updates. Read on to find out what happened in the WordPress project last month. WordPress Leadership Grows In a milestone announcement this month, WordPress project lead, Matt Mullenweg (@matt), named two individuals who are coming on board to expand the leadership team of the project. As Executive Director, Josepha Haden (@chanthaboune) will oversee all the contribution teams across the project. As Marketing & Communications Lead, Joost de Valk (@joostdevalk) will lead the ...

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Commenti disabilitati su The Month in WordPress: January 2019   |   Posted in 4.5 febbraio 04, 2019

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. There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.1 beta: try the WordPress Beta Testerplugin (you’ll want to select the “bleeding edge nightlies” option), or you can download the beta here (zip). WordPress 5.1 is slated for release on February 21, and we need your help to get there! Site Health Check One of the features originally slated for WordPress 5.1—the PHP error protection handler—will target WordPress 5.2 instead. Some potential ...

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Commenti disabilitati su WordPress 5.1 Beta 3   |   Posted in 4.5,Development,Releases gennaio 31, 2019

WordPress 5.1 Beta 2

WordPress 5.1 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. There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.1 beta: try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want to select the “bleeding edge nightlies” option), or you can download the beta here (zip). WordPress 5.1 is slated for release on February 21, and we need your help to get there! Over 110 tickets have been closed since beta 1, many of which are ...

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Commenti disabilitati su WordPress 5.1 Beta 2   |   Posted in 4.5,Development,Releases gennaio 22, 2019

WordPress 5.1 Beta 1

WordPress 5.1 Beta 1 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. There are two ways to test the WordPress 5.1 beta: try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want to select the “bleeding edge nightlies” option), or you can download the beta here (zip). WordPress 5.1 is slated for release on February 21, and we need your help to get there. Here are some of the big items to test so we can find as many bugs as possible in the ...

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Commenti disabilitati su WordPress 5.1 Beta 1   |   Posted in 4.5,Development,Releases gennaio 11, 2019

WordPress 5.0.3 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.0.3 is now available! 5.0.3 is a maintenance release that includes 37 bug fixes and 7 performance updates. The focus of this release was fine-tuning the new block editor, and fixing any major bugs or regressions. Here are a few of the highlights: 15 block editor related bug fixes and improvements have been added to bundled themes. Make sure to update these for an improved block editing experience.2 block editor related internationalization (I18N) bugs have been fixedUsers with JavaScript disabled now see a notice when attempting to use the block editor.A few PHP errors in the Customizer have ...

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Commenti disabilitati su WordPress 5.0.3 Maintenance Release   |   Posted in 4.5,Releases gennaio 09, 2019

The Month in WordPress: December 2018

New features, a big event, and important announcements marked December as a milestone month for the WordPress community. Release of WordPress 5.0 On December 6 WordPress 5.0 was released. This release includes the much anticipated new block editor as the default editing experience. While some users have chosen to continue using the Classic Editor on their sites, many site owners have quickly upgraded to this latest version. Two security and maintenance releases came out over the course of the month, with the latest update providing a huge boost to performance and stability. The new version of WordPress comes ...

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Commenti disabilitati su The Month in WordPress: December 2018   |   Posted in 4.5 gennaio 08, 2019

WordPress 5.0.2 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.0.2 is now available! 5.0.2 is a maintenance release that addresses 73 bugs. The primary focus of this release was performance improvements in the block editor: the cumulated performance gains make it 330% faster for a post with 200 blocks. Here are a few of the additional highlights: 45 total Block Editor improvements are included (14 performance enhancements & 31 bug fixes).17 Block Editor related bugs have been fixed across all of the bundled themes.Some internationalization (i18n) issues related to script loading have also been fixed. For a full list of changes, please consult the list of tickets on Trac ...

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Commenti disabilitati su WordPress 5.0.2 Maintenance Release   |   Posted in 4.5,Releases dicembre 19, 2018