WordPress has been the most used CMS this year also. Being used on more than 38% of websites in the world, we can say that WordPress is the current CMS king. As a regular user of this popular CMS, we have to know about the updates and releases it offers time to time.
So, recently on May-7,2019, WordPress released its WordPress 5.2 version with very interesting new features.Being criticized previously for replacing the classic editor with the new and advanced Glutenberg with version 4.9 , WordPress in this release has bounced back with the security , performance and newest features available.
Let’s dive into the facts & features provided in this version WordPress 5.2:
- WordPress 5.2 is named as Jaco, named for the jazz musician Jaco Pastorius.
Site Health Check:
This feature in this release adds two new pages to help debug common configuration issues. It also adds space where developers can include debugging information for site maintainers.
You can check your site status by going to Tools > Site Health, and learn how to debug issues.
PHP Error Protection:
This administrator-focused update will let you safely fix or manage fatal errors without requiring developer time. It features better handling of the so-called “white screen of death,” and a way to enter recovery mode, which pauses error-causing plugins or themes.
Improvements for Everyone:
- Accessibility Updates
- New Dashboard Icons
- Plugin Compatibility Checks
- PHP Version Bump (Minimum supported PHP Version is 5.6.20)
- Privacy Updates
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