Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 5.6 Beta and Loginizer Vulnerability

Published on October 23rd, 2020

Last Updated on October 23rd, 2020

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Hey, WordPress friends.

This week, we get our first look at WordPress 5.6 in the first beta release. However, there are no block-based widgets, which might come as a surprise to some people.

Beyond that, there was a big security issue in the Loginizer plugin, which prompted WordPress.org to automatically push the update to all WordPress installs running the plugin.

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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.