WordPress 5.1 Beta 1

WordPress 5.1 Beta 1 is currently offered!

This software program is still in advancement, so we do not advise you run it on a manufacturing website. Take into consideration establishing an examination website to have fun with the brand-new variation.

There are 2 methods to evaluate the WordPress 5.1 beta: attempt the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll wish to choose the “bleeding side nightlies” choice), or you can download the beta here ( zip).

WordPress 5.1 is slated for launch on February 21, and also we require your assistance to arrive. Below are several of the huge things to evaluate so we can discover as lots of insects as feasible in the coming weeks.

Website Medical Examination

Website Medical Examination is a recurring task focused on boosting the security and also efficiency of the whole WordPress environment. The very first stage of this task is consisted of in WordPress 5.1. For the very first time, WordPress will certainly capture and also stop briefly the trouble code, so you can visit to your Control panel and also see what the trouble is (#44458). Prior to, you would certainly need to FTP in to your documents or contact your host.

Furthermore, in April 2019,WordPress’ will increase its minimum supported PHP version to 5.6 To assist you inspect if you’re planned for this adjustment, WordPress 5.1 will certainly reveal you a caution and also assist you update your variation of PHP, if needed.

For Designers

  • The Cron system can currently be much more conveniently changed with a personalized cron trainer (#32656).
  • When beginning cron under PHP-FPM, the link will certainly return a feedback right away, also for future cron tasks (dev note).
  • WP_DEBUG_LOG can be readied to a personalized log area (#18391).
  • Presented the wp_blogmeta table (#37923).
  • Included LIKE assistance to meta_key contrasts in WP_Meta_Query (#42409).

There have actually been over 360 tickets closed in WordPress 5.1, with various tiny pest solutions and also renovations to assist smooth your WordPress experience.

Maintain your eyes on the Make WordPress Core blog for even more programmer notes (which are assigned the dev-notes tag) in the coming weeks describing various other adjustments in 5.1 that you need to know.

Just How to Assist

Do you talk a language aside from English? Help us translate WordPress into more than 100 languages!

If you assume you have actually located a pest, you can publish to the Alpha/Beta area in the assistance online forums. We would certainly like to learn through you! If you fit creating a reproducible pest record, file one on WordPress Trac, where you can likewise discover a list of known bugs

Miss my haiku?
I will certainly have lots for you
in the coming weeks.

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