A Release Candidate for WordPress 4.5.1 is now available. This maintenance release fixes 11 issues reported against 4.5 and is scheduled for final release next Tuesday, April 26.
Thus far WordPress 4.5 has been downloaded nearly 5 million times since its release on April 12. Please help us by testing this release candidate to ensure 4.5.1 fixes the reported issues and doesn’t introduce any new ones.
Notable Bug Fixes
As noted in the previous post about 4.5.1, there are two more severe bugs fixed in this release:
- #36545 – WordPress TinyMCE toolbar/tabs unresponsive in Chrome Version 50.0.2661.75 beta-m (64-bit) and
- #36510 – Twenty eleven page templates with widgets incorrectly styled.
Only a few components received changes. Here’s a list of all closed tickets, sorted by component:
- #36498 Shrinkwrap npm dependencies for 4.5
- #36510 Twenty eleven page templates with widgets incorrectly styled
- #36457 Customizer Device Preview: Use
pxunits for tablet preview size
- #36629 Database connect functions can cause un-catchable warnings
- #36458 Fix support for Safari + VoiceOver when editing inline links
- #36604 Emoji skin tone support test incorrectly passing in Chrome
- #36620 Feeds using an rss-http content type are now served as
- #36501 Fatal error: Undefined class constant
- #36621 Don’t cache the results of
wp_mkdir_p()in a persistent cache
- #36506 Duplicate directives in web.config after WordPress 4.5 installation on Windows
- #36545 WordPress TinyMCE toolbar/tabs unresponsive in Chrome Version 50.0.2661.75 beta-m (64-bit)