WordPress 5.5.3 is currently readily available.
This upkeep launch solutions a concern presented in WordPress 5.5.2 that makes it difficult to set up WordPress on a 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 data.
Previously today– in between around 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 resulted from 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 similar to 5.5.2 as no advancement job had actually been begun on 5.5.3; nonetheless, the adhering to 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 as well as plugins were not turned on as well as for that reason continue to be non-functional unless you mounted them formerly. It is risk-free to remove these functions ought to you choose 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 as well as click “Update Currently.”
For even more technological information of the concern, 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.