Latest WordPress Version 5.6.2. You can read and check out what’s new in this version by clicking on the following link WordPress 5.6.2.
Last Updated: February 27, 2021
Remember this is a security update. Make sure all your plugins and theme are up to date and compatible with the latest WordPress version before you upgrade or update your website. Always create a backup before you go ahead.
Latest Update: Updated the information for 5.6.2.
If you need to find out what is happening with WordPress you can check the following URL
https://wpscan.com/. This URL lets you know all about the updates, latest WordPress version, vulnerabilities and fixes. This link also pinpoints the importance of having the latest version installed.
(Current Stable Version highly recommended) WordPress 5.6.2.
(Previous and stable versions okay to use however you should update as soon as possible.) WordPress 5.5.3.
(The following versions should not be running in your site.) WordPress 4.8 and below.
Latest WordPress Version 5.6.2
If you want to test the latest WordPress version no matter if it is in Beta or Release Candidate version then I suggest you install the following plugin WordPress Beta Tester on a test machine or WordPress test platform. This is very important if you want to know whether or not your current setup will accept the next WordPress version.
WordPress Themes Twenty Family
WordPress has a number of default themes that begin with the name Twenty. These themes are always updated to work with the latest WordPress version released. If you can’t find the correct theme for your site in the repository, then simply install one of the following default themes. This will give you a heads start until you find the correct theme for your site. These themes are clean, simple and easy to setup. Remember they are updated by the WordPress community regularly.
WordPress Twenty Theme Family List:
- Ten = To learn more about the latest version click on Twenty Ten changelog.
- Eleven = To learn more about the latest version click on Twenty Eleven changelog.
- Twelve = To learn more about the latest version click on Twenty Twelve changelog.
- Thirteen = To learn more about the latest version click on Twenty Thirteen changelog.
- Fourteen = To learn more about the latest version click on Twenty Fourteen changelog.
- Fifteen = To learn more about the latest version click on Twenty Fifteen changelog.
- Sixteen = To learn more about the latest version click on Twenty Sixteen changelog.
- Seventeen = To learn more about the latest version click on Twenty Seventeen changelog. Note: The following plugin options-for-twenty-seventeen can help you customize the theme.
- Nineteen = To learn more about the latest version click on Twenty Nineteen changelog. Note: The following plugin options-for-twenty-nineteen can help you customize the theme.
- Twenty = To learn more about the latest version click on Twenty Twenty changelog. Note: The following plugin options-for-twenty-twenty can help you customize the theme.
If you are looking for a child theme for the Twenty family list above, click on the following URL wordpress-theme-wordpress-web-development.
WordPress Old Release Information
Important Discovery: WordPress 3.5.0 and 3.5.1 have removed the Title tag when inserting images into your post and pages. Please be aware of this. There is a plugin available Restore Image Title that will add the title back to the images when you insert them. I got the above information from Sue Surdam in linkedin WordPress community. Here is her article Get Back the Missing Image…..
Finally WordPress 3.3 is out please have a look at the latest updates at the WordPress codex site. There are so many new options, I am sure you will love them. Remember to backup your website before upgrading to the latest version.
WordPress 3.3 Release Candidate 3 is out. The following words are from wordpress.org The third (and hopefully final!) release candidate for WordPress 3.3 is now available. Since RC2, we’ve done a handful of last-minute tweaks and bugfixes that we felt were necessary. Our goal is to release version 3.3 early next week, so plugin and theme authors, this is your last pre-release chance to test your plugins and themes to find any……
So come next week you can install WordPress 3.3 but before you go ahead make a backup of your website and have a look at your theme and plugins before you go ahead. Make sure that theme and plugins can handle the new version of WordPress. If you have a testing site then use that testing site first and test everything that is running on your website on the testing site.
WordPress 3.3 RC 2 has been released. I can see the new version out very soon. I can’t wait for it. They have mentioned new features and improved on some already existing options.
WordPress 3.3 RC 1 has been released. They are very close to releasing the official WordPress 3.3.
They have released WordPress 3.3 Beta 4. Beta 4 has many bugs fixed. They getting closer to releasing the first candidate. So many new options have been added and the GUI has been improved as well. I can’t wait for version 3.3 to come out.
They have released WordPress 3.2 and 3.2.1, this release brings WordPress to the next level of performance and usability. It also comes with a new theme “Twenty Eleven 1.1” which is an update to the previous version “Twenty Ten 1.2”. This new theme brings WordPress to a new level both cosmetic and user friendly. They have really done their homework with this new release. I am sure all you WordPress lover’s, will love this latest version.
They have released WordPress 3.1.2. It is a security release for all previous WordPress. As you are aware you should always update to the latest version of WordPress.
They are also working on WordPress 3.1 Release Candidate 4, which is going to improve many features not yet found in the current version of WordPress. I am looking forward for this version to come out so that I can use it live on my sites.
WordPress 3.0.5 is here, it was released on the 7th of February, 2011. This fixes some security vulnerability found in previous version and increases the security and stability. It is recommended that you update to the latest version of WordPress.
If you have any questions or need to know how to install and setup WordPress, leave a message and I will be glad to help you.
You might like to read all my WordPress tutorials.