WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) Now Available

October 11, 2022

The first release candidate (RC1) for WordPress 6.1 is now available! This is an important milestone in the 6.1 release cycle. “Release Candidate” means that this version of WordPress is ready for release! Before the official release date, time is set aside for the community to perform final reviews and help test.


WordPress 6.1 Beta 3 Now Available

October 4, 2022

WordPress 6.1 Beta 3 is now available for download and testing.

Learn how you can help test WordPress!


WP Briefing: Episode 40: All Things Testing with Special Guests Anne McCarthy and Brian Alexander

October 3, 2022

On this week’s episode of the WP Briefing, Josepha is joined by special guests Anne McCarthy and Brian Alexander to discuss all thing testing within the WordPress project!


WP Briefing: Episode 40: All Things Testing with Special Guests Anne McCarthy and Brian Alexander

October 3, 2022

On this week’s episode of the WP Briefing, Josepha is joined by special guests Anne McCarthy and Brian Alexander to discuss all thing testing within the WordPress project!


WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 Now Available

September 27, 2022

WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing.

This version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, or test this version of WordPress on production or mission-critical websites. Instead, it is recommended that you test Beta 2 on a test server and site.


WordPress 6.1 Beta 1 Now Available

September 21, 2022

WordPress 6.1 Beta 1 is now available for download and testing.

This version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, or test this version of WordPress on production or mission-critical websites. Instead, it is recommended that you test Beta 1 on a test server and site.


WP Briefing: Episode 39: Contributor Stories Live from WordCamp US!

September 19, 2022

Live from WordCamp US 2022, listen to contributor stories about why they WordPress.


WP Briefing: Episode 39: Contributor Stories Live from WordCamp US!

September 19, 2022

Live from WordCamp US 2022, listen to contributor stories about why they WordPress.


Dropping security updates for WordPress versions 3.7 through 4.0

September 7, 2022

As of December 1, 2022 the WordPress Security Team will no longer provide security updates for WordPress versions 3.7 through 4.0. These versions of WordPress were first released eight or more years ago so the vast majority of WordPress installations run a more recent version of WordPress. The chances this will affect your site, or […]


The Month in WordPress – August 2022

September 5, 2022

August has been a busy month, with the redesign of WordPress.org, new localized content on Learn WordPress, and the WordPress 6.0.2 security and maintenance release. But that’s not all. Read on to catch up on the latest WordPress news.