Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 5.5 and Astra Theme Drama

Published on August 14th, 2020

Last Updated on August 14th, 2020

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Hey, WordPress fans. In the biggest news this week, WordPress 5.5 “Eckstine” is officially out with a bunch of new features and improvements. Give it a try (after thoroughly testing it on a staging server).

In the second biggest news this week, the massively popular Astra theme was suspended from WordPress.org…before later being reinstated, with some penalties.

Let’s get to all of this week’s news…

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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.