WordPress 5.7 Launch Candidate

The primary launch candidate for WordPress 5.7 is now out there! 🎉

Please be part of us in celebrating this essential milestone locally’s progress in direction of the ultimate launch!

“Launch Candidate” implies that the brand new model is prepared for launch, however with hundreds of thousands of customers and 1000’s of plugins and themes, it’s attainable one thing was missed. WordPress 5.7 is slated for launch on March 9, 2021, however your assist is required to get there—for those who haven’t tried 5.7 but, now’s the time!

You’ll be able to take a look at the WordPress 5.7 launch candidate in two methods:

Thanks to the entire contributors who examined the Beta releases and gave suggestions. Testing for bugs is a crucial a part of sharpening each launch and a good way to contribute to WordPress.

What’s in WordPress 5.7?

  • Robots API and Media Search Engine Visibility
  • Detect HTTPS assist
  • Lazy-load iframes
  • jQuery migrate-related Deprecation discover clean-up
  • Admin coloration palette standardization
  • Version 9.9 of the Gutenberg plugin.

Plugin and Theme Builders

Please take a look at your plugins and themes in opposition to WordPress 5.7 and replace the Examined as much as model within the readme file to five.7. When you discover compatibility issues, please you should definitely submit to the support forums, so these might be discovered earlier than the ultimate launch.

The WordPress 5.7 Field Guide provides you with a extra detailed dive into the most important modifications.

How you can Assist

Do you communicate a language aside from English? Help us translate WordPress into more than 100 languages! This launch additionally marks the hard string freeze level of the 5.7 launch schedule.

When you suppose you’ve discovered a bug, you’ll be able to submit to the Alpha/Beta area within the assist boards. We’d love to listen to from you! When you’re comfy writing a reproducible bug report, file one on WordPress Trac, the place you may as well discover a list of known bugs.

Props to @audrasjb for copy options and @davidbaumwald for last evaluation.

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