WordPress 5.9 RC3

January 18, 2022

Download to test the third Release Candidate (RC3) for WordPress 5.9.


WP Briefing: Episode 23: A letter from WordPress’ Executive Director

January 17, 2022

As we greet a new year, WordPress’ Executive Director writes a letter to the project and community that speaks to the hopes of the year ahead. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler Logo: Beatriz Fialho Production: Chloé Bringmann Song: Fearless First […]


WP Briefing: Episode 23: A letter from WordPress’ Executive Director

January 17, 2022

As we greet a new year, WordPress’ Executive Director writes a letter to the project and community that speaks to the hopes of the year ahead. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler Logo: Beatriz Fialho Production: Chloé Bringmann Song: Fearless First […]


WordPress 5.9 RC 2

January 11, 2022

The second Release Candidate (RC2) for WordPress 5.9 is available! The final release is slated for January 25, 2022.


WordPress 5.8.3 Security Release

January 6, 2022

This security release features four security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 3.7 have also been updated. WordPress 5.8.3 is a short-cycle security release. The next major release will be version 5.9, which is already in the Release Candidate stage. You […]


The Month in WordPress – December 2021

January 5, 2022

December was a busy month for the WordPress community. In the latest episode of the WP Briefing podcast, WordPress Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy shares a carol of thanks and shows her gratitude to all the people who make the WordPress project a success. (…) I know that we have gotten so much done together […]


WordPress 5.9 RC 1

January 4, 2022

The WordPress 5.9 Release Candidate 1 is available. The final release is slated for January 25, 2022.


People of WordPress: Collins Agbonghama

December 30, 2021

Collins Agbonghama, a web developer from Nigeria, Africa, shares how WordPress gives him a sustainable income and a better future.


WordPress 5.9 Beta 4

December 21, 2021

WordPress 5.9 Beta 4 released on 21 December 2021 and is available for testing.


WP Briefing: Episode 22: A Carol of Thanks

December 20, 2021

In this last episode of 2021, Josepha Haden Chomphosy takes the time to appreciate those who make the WordPress project a success and offers a carol of thanks. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler Logo: Beatriz Fialho Production: Chloé Bringmann Song: […]