Now Available: WordPress 3.7-4.0 Final Releases

WordPress 3.7.41, 3.8.41, 3.9.40 and 4.0.38 are now available!

These releases feature an update to the upgrade notification to indicate these versions of WordPress are no longer receiving security updates. WordPress 4.1 and later will continue to receive such updates.

The next major version of release of WordPress will be version 6.2 planned for next year.

On sites running WordPress 3.7-4.0 with automatic updates enabled, the upgrade process will begin automatically.

These releases should not be used on new production websites. The latest version of WordPress is available from the downloads page.

Thank you to these WordPress contributors

These releases were led by Josepha Haden Chomphosy and Peter Wilson with Dion Hulse running mission control.

These WordPress releases would not have been possible without the contributions of JB Audras, Colin Stewart, Česlav Przywara, Robin, Jonathan Desrosiers, Linkon Miyan, Mukesh Panchal, Sumit Bagthariya, Matt Mullenweg, Josepha Haden Chomphosy, Peter Wilson, Dion Hulse and the WordPress security team.

As there was no update to the currently stable version of WordPress, version 6.1, these releases were announced here rather than on It was announced on The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. these version of WordPress would cease receiving security updates earlier this year.

Thanks to @costdev for proofreading this post.