Software Update: WordPress 5.2.1

Version 5.2.1 of WordPress has been released. With this program, which is made available under a GPL license, it is possible to set up and maintain a website or blog. WordPress is easy to set up and can be up and running within five minutes if a server with PHP and MySQL is already available. There are possibilities to further extend the functionality of WordPress with plugins and the look with themes to adjust.

In version 5.0, in addition to a new theme, a completely new editor has also been introduced. However, the old editor is still there and is now called classic editor. In version 5.2.1 the following improvements have also been made.

WordPress 5.2.1 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.2.1 is now available! This maintenance release fixes 33 bugs, including improvements to the block editor, accessibility, internationalization, and the Site Health feature introduced in 5.2.

You can browse the full list of changes on Trac.

WordPress 5.2.1 is a short cycle maintenance release. Version 5.2.2 is expected to follow in approximately two weeks.

Version number 5.2.1
Release status Final
Operating systems script language
Website WordPress
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License type GPL