WordPress 5.5.3 is currently offered.
This upkeep launch solutions a concern presented in WordPress 5.5.2 that makes it difficult to set up WordPress on a brand-new web 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 around 15:30 and also 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 resulted from a mistake in the Updates API brought on by the 5.5.3 launch prep work (see more here). The 5.5.3-alpha variation now was functionally similar to 5.5.2 as no growth job had actually been begun on 5.5.3; nonetheless, the complying with adjustments might have been made to your website:
- The default “Twenty” styles mounted as component of the beta bundle.
- The “Akismet” plugin mounted as component of the beta bundle.
These styles and also plugins were not triggered and also as a result stay non-functional unless you mounted them formerly. It is risk-free to erase these attributes must you choose 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 checking out Control panel → Updates and also click “Update Currently.”
For even more technological information of the concern, we have actually posted on our Core Development blog.
Many thanks and also 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, and also @xknown.