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Weekly WordPress News: WordPress 5.9 Beta 2 Release

Last Updated on October 29th, 2022

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Hey, WordPress fans.

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

This week, WordPress 5.9 Beta 2 is released and ready for testing, on track for January 2022 official release. Since Beta 1, 24 bugs have been fixed. If you’re interested in trying out the new features, check out this detailed guide from the contributors.

Beyond that, Gutenberg 12.1 is now available with some bug fixes and improvements including enhanced global styles, navigation block, template list views, and more.

Astra also released a significant update on their starter templates that improves the user experience of building websites.

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




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