Weekly WordPress News: The First Week With WordPress 5.0

Howdy, WordPress friends. How are you faring with WordPress 5.0? Have you updated yet, or are you still holding off? Either way, you should pay attention to a new security release. WordPress 5.0.1 is out to fix a number of security issues. However, these issues also affect older versions of WordPress, so the core team has created a separate WordPress 4.9.9 release so that people who haven’t updated to 5.0 yet can still secure their sites.

Beyond that, WP Tavern has a good summary of the State of the Word 2018, as well as the details on next year’s WordCamp US location and dates.

Let’s get to all of this week’s news…




Colin Newcomer

Colin Newcomer

Colin Newcomer is a freelance writer and long-time Internet marketer. He specializes in digital marketing, WordPress and B2B writing. He lives a life of danger, riding a scooter through the chaos of Hanoi. You can also follow his travel blog.

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