WordPress 4.5.1 Released
There is a new version of WordPress out today. It’s a maintenance release that fixes bug in the 4.5 version, which was a major release.
We were waiting for this update, so we suggest all our clients do this upgrade to get to the latest major version and keep up with software releases.
WordPress 4.5.1 Maintenance Release (wordpress.org)
After about six million downloads of WordPress 4.5, we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of WordPress 4.5.1, a maintenance release.
This release fixes 12 bugs, chief among them a singular class issue that broke sites based on the Twenty Eleven theme, an incompatibility between certain Chrome versions and the visual editor, and an Imagick bug that could break media uploads. This maintenance release fixes a total of 12 bugs in Version 4.5. For more information, see the release notes or consult the list of changes.
Download WordPress 4.5.1 or venture over to Dashboard → Updates and simply click “Update Now.” Sites that support automatic background updates are already beginning to update to WordPress 4.5.1.
The previous version of WordPress was 4.5 and it was released on April 16, 2016.
Our Website Maintenance Department will be in contact with you regarding these upgrades. Clients that have signed up for our
Automatic WordPress Update Program or Website Care program will get their website updated in the next week or so or if a follow-up version of WordPress is released.
View the complete list of WordPress versions here.
Read more about why WordPress updates are important.
What’s the “Website Care” Program About?
If you haven’t heard about our Website Care program, then you’re missing out!
There are different levels to choose from but with each level, you get your installation of WordPress checked weekly for updates to the core software, plugins and themes. The benefit is that your website software is kept up to date. This work is done by hand and we test your website after the upgrade to make sure everything works like it should.
The program is either by monthly subscription or you can save 10% and pay for a year in advance. When you use this program you save about 40% on updating WordPress. It’s kind of a no-brainer!
Sleep better knowing that your website is being taken care of when you enroll in our Website Care program today!