WordPress 6.4 RC3 postponed

The release party for WordPress 6.4 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). 3 will be postponed from October 30 to November 1 to allow for three important fixes:

  • #55706: Ensure the new Query blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience.’s enhanced pagination works with all compatible patterns/template parts, including those in Twenty Twenty-Four.
  • #706: Twenty Twenty-Four: Change post pattern on home.html, update template slugs.
  • #59715: Ensure appropriate RTL stylesheets are loaded when selecting an RTL language.

The 6.4 cycle page has been updated accordingly. We will host the RC3 release party on November 1 at 16:00 UTC in the #core SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel.

Thank you for your patience and continuous commitment to making WordPress!

Props to @meher, @cbringmann, @hellofromtonya, @siobhyb, and @luisherranz for collaborating on this post.