WordPress 5.5.3 is currently readily available.
This upkeep launch solutions a problem presented in WordPress 5.5.2 that makes it difficult to mount WordPress on an all new site that does not have a data source link set up. This launch does not impact websites where a data source link is currently set up, as an example, using one-click installers or an existing
wp-config. php documents.
Previously today– in between about 15:30 as well as 16:00 UTC– the auto-update system for WordPress upgraded some websites from variation 5.5.2 to variation 5.5.3-alpha. This auto-update was because of a mistake in the Updates API triggered by the 5.5.3 launch prep work (see more here). The 5.5.3-alpha variation now was functionally the same to 5.5.2 as no growth job had actually been begun on 5.5.3; nonetheless, the adhering to modifications might have been made to your website:
- The default “Twenty” styles mounted as component of the beta plan.
- The “Akismet” plugin mounted as component of the beta plan.
These styles as well as plugins were not turned on as well as for that reason stay non-functional unless you mounted them formerly. It is risk-free to erase these attributes ought to you like not to utilize them.
If you are out 5.5.2, or have auto-updates for small launches impaired, please by hand upgrade to the 5.5.3 variation by downloading and install WordPress 5.5.3 or seeing Control panel → Updates as well as click “Update Currently.”
For even more technological information of the problem, we have actually posted on our Core Development blog.
Many thanks as well as props!
Many Thanks to those that added to the 5.5.3 launch: @audrasjb, @barry, @chanthaboune, @cbringmann, @clorith, @davidbaumwald, @desrosj, @hellofromtonya, @jeffpaul, @johnbillion, @garubi, @metalandcoffee, @mukesh27, @otto42, @punitsoftac, @sergeybiryukov, @whyisjake, as well as @xknown.