WordPress 5.6 RC 5

A fifth and final release candidaterelease candidate One of the final stages in the version release cycle, this version signals the potential to be a final release to the public. Also see alpha (beta). for the WordPress 5.6 release has been packaged to mark the code freeze before release tomorrow, December 8. The following changes have been made since RC 4:

  • Twenty Twenty One: Fix nesting of main element ([49760] for #51944)
  • Application Passwords: Ensure detection accounts for multisitemultisite Used to describe a WordPress installation with a network of multiple blogs, grouped by sites. This installation type has shared users tables, and creates separate database tables for each blog (wp_posts becomes wp_0_posts). See also network, blog, site ([49765] for #51939)
  • Bundled Themes: Bump all versions for release ([49766] for #51919)

You can download the package here or use the BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. Tester pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party to update your sites. Happy testing, and see you all tomorrow in #core for the WordPress 5.6 release party!