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WordPress 6.0 Release Candidate 2 Now Available for Testing

May 10th, 2022

The next release candidate for WordPress 6.0 is now available! WordPress 6.0 is scheduled for release on May 24th, 2022 – just two weeks from today. “Release Candidate” means that this version of WordPress is ready for release! Since the WordPress ecosystem includes thousands of plugins and themes, it is important that everyone within the…

WordPress 6.0 Release Candidate 1

May 3rd, 2022

The first release candidate (RC1) for WordPress 6.0 is now available! This is an important milestone on the 6.0 release cycle journey. “Release Candidate” means that this version of WordPress is ready for release! Before the official release date, time is set aside for the community to perform final reviews and help test. Since the…

WordPress 6.0 Beta 4

May 2nd, 2022

WordPress 6.0 Beta 4 is now available for testing! Beta 4 was not part of the originally published development cycle. It is aimed at providing an opportunity for testing some specific issues that were resolved since Beta 3. WordPress will continue with the regularly scheduled release milestones on May 3rd, 2022, with the RC1 release….

People of WordPress: Meher Bala

April 30th, 2022

In this series, we share some of the inspiring stories of how WordPress and its global network of contributors can change people’s lives for the better. This month we feature an Indian-based WordPress developer and long-term contributor on how it helped her find a career and a local and global community to belong to. WordPress…

WordPress 6.0 Beta 3

April 26th, 2022

WordPress 6.0 Beta 3 is now available for testing! This version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, or test this version of WordPress production or mission-critical websites. Instead, it is recommended that you test Beta 3 on a test server and site. You can test WordPress 6.0 Beta 3…

Adding Tailwind CSS to New and Existing WordPress Themes

April 20th, 2022

In the 15 or so years since I started making WordPress websites, nothing has had more of an impact on my productivity — and my ability to enjoy front-end development — than adding Tailwind CSS to my workflow (and it isn’t close). When I began working with Tailwind, there was an up-to-date, first-party repository on…

WordPress 6.0 Beta 2

April 19th, 2022

WordPress 6.0 Beta 2 is now available for testing! This version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, and test this version of WordPress on a production or mission-critical website. Instead, it is recommended that you test Beta 2 on a test server and site. You can test the WordPress…

WP Briefing: Episode 29: How to Make a WordPress Blog

April 18th, 2022

In the twenty-ninth episode of the WordPress Briefing, Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy reminds us of our WordPress roots — blogging — and discusses the basics of starting your first blog on WordPress. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler…

WordPress 6.0 Beta 1

April 12th, 2022

WordPress 6.0 Beta 1 is now available for download and testing. This version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, and test this version of WordPress on production or mission-critical website. Instead, it is recommended that you test Beta 1 on a test server and site. You can test the…

WordPress 5.9.3 Maintenance Release

April 5th, 2022

WordPress 5.9.3 is now available! This maintenance release features 9 bug fixes in Core and 10 bug fixes in the block editor. WordPress 5.9.3 is a short-cycle maintenance release. The next major release will be version 6.0. You can download WordPress 5.9.3 from WordPress.org, or visit your Dashboard → Updates and click “Update Now”. If you have sites that…