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WordPress 5.6 “Simone” has been released

WordPress 5.6 “Simone” has been released

WordPress 5.6 “Simone,” named in honor of American performer and civil rights activist Nina Simone, has been released today. The release was led by an all-women release squad, a first in WordPress history. The new version includes many enhancements for the block editor, accessibility improvements, application password support for the REST API, and a new default theme.

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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.

Speed

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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WordPress 5.4.2 has been released

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This security and maintenance release features 22 fixes and enhancements. Plus, it adds a number of security fixes—see the list below.

These bugs affect WordPress versions 5.4.1 and earlier; version 5.4.2 fixes them, so you’ll want to upgrade.

If you haven’t yet updated to 5.4, there are also updated versions of 5.3 and earlier that fix the bugs for you.

Security Updates

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