WordPress 5.3 “Kirk”

https://wordpress.org/news/2019/11/kirk/

Introducing our most refined user experience with the improved block editor in WordPress 5.3! Named “Kirk” in honour of jazz multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk, the latest and greatest version of WordPress is available for download or update in your dashboard. 5.3 expands and refines the block editor with more intuitive interactions and improved accessibility. New features in the editor increase design freedoms, provide additional layout options and style variations to allow designers more control over the look of a site. This release also introduces the Twenty Twenty theme giving the user more design flexibility and integration with the block editor. […]

WordPress 5.2.4 Security Release

https://wordpress.org/news/2019/10/wordpress-5-2-4-security-release/

WordPress 5.2.4 is now available! This security release fixes 6 security issues. WordPress versions 5.2.3 and earlier are affected by these bugs, which are fixed in version 5.2.4. Updated versions of WordPress 5.1 and earlier are also available for any users who have not yet updated to 5.2. Security Updates Props to Evan Ricafort for finding an issue where stored XSS (cross-site scripting) could be added via the Customizer. Props to J.D. Grimes who found and disclosed a method of viewing unauthenticated posts. Props to Weston Ruter for finding a way to create a stored XSS to inject Javascript into style tags. Props to David Newman […]