WordPress 5.0.3 released

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After the introduction of the Gutenberg editor (see article: WordPress5 and Gutenberg at a Glance) on December 6th, the third update in just over a month follows.

This ensures that errors in the application are corrected continuously and promptly in order to optimise the use of the block editor in everyday life.

WordPress 5.0.3 is a maintenance release that includes 37 bug fixes and 7 performance updates. Here is an overview of the most important ones:

  • 15 bugfixes and improvements in the block editor have been added to bundled themes. Therefore, update your themes to the latest version to allow for improved block editing
  • 2 bugs in the internationalization of the block editor have been fixed
  • Users with JavaScript disabled now see a hint when trying to use the block editor
  • Some PHP bugs in customizer of new default theme "Twenty Nineteen" fixed
  • Some problems with uploading common file types, e.g. CSVs, have been fixed.

Our 1&1 IONOS Managed WordPress-customers receive the new version automatically. Customers who manage their WordPress installation themselves can now install the new version themselves: WordPress Release 5.0.3

 

This article was published on 10 Jan 2019 by sebastian.zientek as part of the topic WordPress .