If you think you’ve found a bug, you are able to post to the Alpha/Beta area in the support forums. We’d love to hear from you! If you are comfortable writing a reproducible bug report, file one on WordPress Trac, where you could also locate a list of known bugs.
There are two approaches to test the WordPress 5.1 release candidate: try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want to select the”bleeding edge nightlies” alternative ), or you could download the release candidate (zip).
Do you speak a language besides English? Help us translate WordPress to over 100 languages! This launch also marks the hard string freeze point of the 5.1 release program.
This is an important milestone, as the release date for WordPress 5.1 draws near. “Release Candidate” means that the newest version is ready for release, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible something was missed. WordPress 5.1 is scheduled to be published on Thursday, February 21, however we want your help to get there–in case you have not tried 5.1 yet, now’s the moment!
What’s more, when installing new plugins, WordPress’s. WordPress will keep you, if so.
The new block editor has retained improving since its debut in WordPress 5.0. Most importantly, WordPress 5.1 includes solid performance improvements within the editor. The editor ought to feel somewhat quicker to start, and typing should feel smoother. There are more features and functionality improvements planned in upcoming WordPress releases, you can test them out in the Gutenberg plugin.
With speed and security in mind, this release introduces WordPress’s original Website Health features. WordPress will start showing notices to administrators of websites which run long-outdated versions.
The WordPress 5.1 Field Guide has also been released, which extends into the details of the main changes.
Plugin and Theme Developers
candidate. There are many
The first release candidate for WordPress 5.1 is now available!
How to Assist
What’s in WordPress 5.1?
Please test your plugins and themes against WordPress 5.1 and upgrade the Tested up to version from the readme to 5.1. If you discover compatibility difficulties, please be sure to post into the service forums so we can figure out those before the last release.
Inspired by Archie Bell & The Drells, WordPress’s motif for 2019 is to “tighten up”, and WordPress 5.1 focussed on exactly that.
This is my release