WordPress 5.1 “Betty”

A Little Better Everyday

Variation 5.1 of WordPress, called “Betty” in honour of well-known jazz singer Betty Carter, is readily available for download or upgrade in your WordPress control panel.

Adhering To WordPress 5.0— a significant launch which presented the brand-new block editor– 5.1 concentrates on gloss, specifically by enhancing the total efficiency of the editor. Additionally, this launch leads the way for a far better, much faster, and also extra safe WordPress with some crucial devices for website managers and also programmers.

Website Health And Wellness

With safety and also rate in mind, this launch presents WordPress’s initial Site Health functions. WordPress will certainly begin revealing notifications to managers of websites that run long-outdated variations of PHP, which is the shows language that powers WordPress.

When you set up brand-new plugins, WordPress’s Website Health and wellness functions will certainly examine them versus the variation of PHP you’re running. If the plugin calls for a variation that will not collaborate with your website, WordPress will certainly maintain you from setting up that plugin.

Editor Efficiency

Presented in WordPress 5.0, the brand-new block editor remains to boost. A lot of considerably, WordPress 5.1 consists of strong efficiency renovations within the editor. The editor must really feel a little quicker to begin, and also keying must really feel smoother.

Anticipate even more efficiency renovations in the following number of launches.


Programmer Joy

Multisite Metadata

5.1 presents a brand-new data source table to keep metadata connected with websites and also enables the storage space of approximate website information appropriate in a multisite/ network context.

Cron API

The Cron API has actually been upgraded with brand-new features to aid with returning information and also consists of brand-new filters for changing cron storage space. Various other adjustments in habits impact cron spawning on web servers running FastCGI and also PHP-FPM variations 7.0.16 and also above.

New JS Build Processes

WordPress 5.1 includes a brand-new JavaScript construct alternative, adhering to the big reorganisation of code that began in the 5.0 launch.

Other Developer Goodness

Various renovations consist of:

  • Updates to worths for the WP_DEBUG_LOG continuous
  • New examination config data continuous in the examination collection, brand-new plugin activity hooks
  • Short-circuit filters for wp_unique_post_slug(), WP_User_Query, and also count_users()
  • A brand-new human_readable_duration feature
  • Better taxonomy metabox sanitization
  • Restricted LIKE assistance for meta tricks when utilizing WP_Meta_Query
  • A brand-new “doing it incorrect” notification when signing up REMAINDER API endpoints

… and also even more!


The Team

This launch was led by Matt Mullenweg, together with Gary Pendergast as Senior Code Reshuffler and alsoPoet They obtained remarkable help from the adhering to 561 factors for this launch, 231 of whom were making their very first payment! Bring up some Betty Carter on your songs solution of option, and also take a look at several of their accounts:

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Lastly, many thanks to all the neighborhood translators that serviced WordPress 5.1. Their initiatives bring WordPress 5.1 totally converted to 34 languages at launch time, with even more heading.

If you intend to adhere to along or assist, take a look at Make WordPress and also our core development blog.

Many thanks for picking WordPress!

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