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WordPress 5.5 named “Eckstine” has been released today

WordPress 5.5 named “Eckstine” has been released today

A new version of WordPress named “Eckstine” has been released today. Named “Eckstine” in honor of Billy Eckstine, this latest and greatest version of WordPress is available for download or update in your dashboard.

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Posts and pages feel faster, thanks to lazy-loaded images.

Images give your story a lot of impact, but they can sometimes make your site seem slow.

In WordPress 5.5, images wait to load until they’re just about to scroll into view. The technical term is ‘lazy loading.’

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Drupal 7.71 has been released today

Drupal 7.71 has been released today

Drupal 7.71 has been released today on 3 June 2020. This maintenance release of the Drupal 7 series includes bug fixes and small API/feature improvements. It does not have any major, non-backwards-compatible new functionalities. No security fixes are included in this release either.

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If not Drupal 8 then Backdrop - Upgrade your Drupal 7 website with AltaGrade!

If not Drupal 8 then definitely Backdrop!

Since its official release on January 5, 2011 for many years Drupal 7 had been the content management system of choice for the majority of the web-projects hosted on AltaGrade platform. However, the picture has been gradually changing after Drupal 7's end-of-life was announced to take place sometime in November 2021 with growing number of Drupal 8, Wordpress, Backdrop or other types of websites coming instead.

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WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” is released

WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” is released

WordPress 5.3 with the improved block editor, named “Kirk” in honour of jazz multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk, has been released today and is available for download or update in your dashboard.

5.3 expands and refines the block editor with more intuitive interactions and improved accessibility. New features in the editor increase design freedoms, provide additional layout options and style variations to allow designers more control over the look of a site.

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WordPress 5.2.4 security release has been announced

WordPress 5.2.4 security release has been announced

WordPress 5.2.4 is now available! This security release fixes 6 security issues.

WordPress versions 5.2.3 and earlier are affected by these bugs, which are fixed in version 5.2.4. Updated versions of WordPress 5.1 and earlier are also available for any users who have not yet updated to 5.2.

The following security vulnerabilities have been detected and addressed in this release:

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