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WordPress 4.9.2 Security and Maintenance Release

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 23:00:14 +0000

WordPress 4.9.2 is now available. This is a security and maintenance release for all versions since WordPress 3.7. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. An XSS vulnerability was discovered in the Flash fallback files in MediaElement, a library that is included with WordPress. Because the Flash files are no longer needed for […]



The Month in WordPress: December 2017

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 10:00:24 +0000

Activity slowed down in December in the WordPress community, particularly in the last two weeks. However, the month started off with a big event and work pushed forward in a number of key areas of the project. Read on to find out more about what transpired in the WordPress community as 2017 came to a […]



WordPress User Survey Data for 2015-2017

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 21:40:57 +0000

For many years, we’ve invited folks to tell us how they use WordPress by filling out an annual survey. In the past, interesting results from this survey have been shared in the annual State of the Word address. This year, for the first time, the results of the 2017 survey are being published on WordPress […]



The Month in WordPress: November 2017

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 11:00:44 +0000

The WordPress project recently released WordPress 4.9, “Tipton” — a new major release named in honor of musician and band leader Billy Tipton. Read on to find out more about this and other interesting news from around the WordPress world in November. WordPress 4.9 “Tipton” On November 16, WordPress 4.9 was released with new features […]



WordPress 4.9.1 Security and Maintenance Release

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 20:33:11 +0000

WordPress 4.9.1 is now available. This is a security and maintenance release for all versions since WordPress 3.7. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.9 and earlier are affected by four security issues which could potentially be exploited as part of a multi-vector attack. As part of the core team's […]



WordPress 4.9 “Tipton”

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 01:16:37 +0000

Announcing version 4.9 of WordPress, named “Tipton” in honor of jazz pianist and band leader Billy Tipton. New features in 4.9 will smooth your design workflow and keep you safe from coding errors. Download or update today!



WordPress 4.9 Release Candidate 3

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:53:48 +0000

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. In fact, we did miss some things in RC1 and RC2. This third release candidate was not originally scheduled, but […]



WordPress 4.9 Release Candidate 2

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 05:33:28 +0000

The second 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. We hope to ship WordPress 4.9 on Tuesday, November 14 (just over one week from now), but we need your help […]



The Month in WordPress: October 2017

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 12:02:50 +0000

While this month we focused on building new features for WordPress core, we advanced other areas of the project too. Read on to learn more about what the WordPress project accomplished during the month of October. Take the 2017 Annual WordPress User Survey The annual WordPress User Survey is a great opportunity for you to […]



WordPress 4.8.3 Security Release

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 14:20:16 +0000

WordPress 4.8.3 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.8.2 and earlier are affected by an issue where $wpdb->prepare() can create unexpected and unsafe queries leading to potential SQL injection (SQLi). WordPress core is not directly vulnerable to […]