WordPress 5.0.3 Maintenance Release

The frequency of maintenance releases from wordpress.org run high these days.

Today WordPress version 5.0.3 was released.

5.0.3 is a maintenance release that includes 37 bug fixes and 7 performance updates. The focus of this release was fine-tuning the new block editor, and fixing any major bugs or regressions.

The list below goes through some of the most important fixes in this release of WordPress:

WordPress 5.1 beta

The WordPress 5.1 beta is being prepared to be released in short while.

This version will include the new Site Health checker function.

The 5.1 release will also be marking an end of an era for WordPress when it’s official status as a ‘blogging tool’ will be changed to a ‘publishing solution’.