WordPress 5.3 “Kirk”

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Today on 12th of November 2019 the new version of WordPress is released. The version is 5.3 and it is named Kirk after the jazz multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk, known for his onstage vitality, during which virtuoso improvisation was accompanied by comic banter, political ranting, and the ability to play several instruments simultaneously.

The latest version of WordPress is available for download and update in the admin dashboard.

The 5.3 version expands and clarify the block editor with more intuitive interactions and improved accessibility. Some of the new features in the editor are:

Increased design freedom
Over-and-above layout options and style variations. This will allow designers to have more control over the look of a website

This WordPress release also introduces the Twenty Twenty theme, which provide the users with more design flexibility and integration with the block editor. This will allow creating beautiful web pages easily as well as advanced layouts.

Read more about the latest WordPress 5.3 version and the new features

WordPress 5.2 and WPCacheOn 1.2.4

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Are you ready for WordPress 5.2? Because WPCacheOn is ready!

WordPress 5.2 will be the second major release of the application in 2019, there are plans to be included features like Site Health Check, new block directory, and
PHP error protection.

According to the release schedule on the WordPress.org website the target date for release of WordPress 5.2 is May 7, 2019.

There are also many “under the hood improvements” in WordPress 5.2 for the developers:

  • Users will be able to provide a log file path when adding the “WP_DEBUG_LOG” directive in the wp-config.php file. #18391
  • Plugins will be able to specify the minimum required PHP version. #40934
  • Dashicons, the default icon font used for the WordPress admin area will have 25 new icons to use. #41074
Click here to see the “Under the hood improvements Of WordPress 5.2