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Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 5.8 Release Candidate 3

Last Updated on June 27th, 2024

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Hey, WordPress fans. We are checking in with your latest dose of weekly WordPress news.

This week, WordPress 5.8 is getting its final touches and is almost ready to launch. The release candidate 3 is available and ready for testing. If you’re interested in testing the new features, now is your chance before the update lands in less than a week. Kinsta shared a detailed post that takes you through all of the new features you can expect.

Beyond that, WP Rocket is celebrating its 8th birthday with a massive giveaway and discounts on new licenses. In theme news, TeslaThemes is relaunching as WPRealEstate.

We also have a lot of other news, tutorials, and roundup posts for you.

Let’s get to all of this week’s WordPress news…




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