Subscribe: WordPress Development Blog
http://wordpress.org/development/feed/
Preview: WordPress Development Blog

WordPress News



WordPress News



Last Build Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:27:41 +0000

 



WordPress 4.7 “Vaughan”

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:27:41 +0000

Version 4.7 of WordPress, named “Vaughan” in honor of legendary jazz vocalist Sarah "Sassy" Vaughan, is available for download or update in your WordPress dashboard. New features in 4.7 help you get your site set up the way you want it.


Media Files:
https://wordpress.org/news/files/2016/12/video-headers.mp4




Moving Toward SSL

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:20:29 +0000

We’re at a turning point: 2017 is going to be the year that we’re going to see features in WordPress which require hosts to have HTTPS available. Just as JavaScript is a near necessity for smoother user experiences and more modern PHP versions are critical for performance, SSL just makes sense as the next hurdle […]



WordPress 4.7 Release Candidate

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 04:26:23 +0000

The release candidate for WordPress 4.7 is now available. 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 4.7 on Tuesday, December 6, but we need your help to get there. If you haven’t tested 4.7 yet, […]



WordPress 4.7 Beta 4

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 01:51:52 +0000

WordPress 4.7 Beta 4 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 just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.7, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can […]



WordCamp US 2017-2018 in Nashville

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 23:24:17 +0000

The title says it all. We had some great applications for cities to host WordCamp US after we finish up in Philadelphia this year, and the city chosen for 2017-2018 is Nashville, Tennessee. Based on the other great applications we got I’m also excited about the pipeline of communities that could host it in future […]



WordPress 4.7 Beta 3

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 03:30:52 +0000

WordPress 4.7 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 just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.7, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can […]



WordPress 4.7 Beta 2

Fri, 04 Nov 2016 17:39:07 +0000

WordPress 4.7 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 just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.7, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can […]



WordPress 4.7 Beta 1

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:30:27 +0000

WordPress 4.7 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 just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.7, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can […]



Join Us Again for Global WordPress Translation Day

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 13:33:57 +0000

The WordPress Polyglots team is organizing the second Global WordPress Translation Day on November 12th. Everyone is invited to join – from anywhere in the world! Translating is one of the easiest ways to get involved with WordPress and contribute to the project. Global WordPress Translation Day is your chance to learn more about translating WordPress, meet […]



WordPress 4.6.1 Security and Maintenance Release

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 15:52:09 +0000

WordPress 4.6.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.6 and earlier are affected by two security issues: a cross-site scripting vulnerability via image filename, reported by SumOfPwn researcher Cengiz Han Sahin; and a path traversal vulnerability in […]