WordPress 5.5.3 Upkeep Launch – San Francisco

WordPress 5.5.3 is currently readily available.

This upkeep launch repairs a concern presented in WordPress 5.5.2 that makes it difficult to set up WordPress on a brand-new internet site that does not have a data source link set up. This launch does not influence websites where a data source link is currently set up, as an example, by means of one-click installers or an existing wp-config. php data.

5.5.3-alpha Problem

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 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 at this moment was functionally similar to 5.5.2 as no advancement job had actually been begun on 5.5.3; nevertheless, the adhering to adjustments might have been made to your website:

  • The default “Twenty” motifs set up as component of the beta plan.
  • The “Akismet” plugin set up as component of the beta plan.

These motifs and also plugins were not triggered and also as a result stay non-functional unless you mounted them formerly. It is secure to erase these functions ought to you like not to utilize them.

If you are out 5.5.2, or have auto-updates for small launches handicapped, please by hand upgrade to the 5.5.3 variation by downloading and install WordPress 5.5.3 or going to Control panel → Updates and also click “Update Currently.”

For even more technological information of the problem, 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.


Cogknockers is a San Francisco WordPress Development Agency with 20+ Years Experience.  WordPress Design is at the core of our services.

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