WordPress 6.0 Beta 2

WordPress 6.0 Beta 2 is now available for testing! This version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, and test this version of WordPress on a production or mission-critical website. Instead, it is recommended that you test Beta 2 on a test server and site.  You can test the WordPress […]

Get Creative with the All-New Pattern Creator

It’s been less than a year since the WordPress Pattern Directory was launched, and we already have more exciting news to share. The Pattern Creator is live! You can now build, edit, and submit your best block patterns to the Pattern Directory—submissions are open to all with a user account! The WordPress Pattern Directory […]

WP Briefing: Episode 27: Is WordPress Made for Me?

Who is WordPress actually made for? Join our host, WordPress Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy, as she explores this controversial question and three things that can help find the answer. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to, either written or as a voice recording. Hosts: Josepha Haden Chomphosy Editor: Dustin HartzlerLogo: Beatriz […]

WordPress 5.9.2 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.9.2 is now available! This security and maintenance release features 1 bug fix in addition to 3 security fixes. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. All versions since WordPress 3.7 have also been updated. WordPress 5.9.2 is a security and maintenance release. The next major release […]

WP Briefing: Episode 25: Five Cents on Five for the Future

In this twenty-fifth episode of the WordPress Briefing, Executive Director, Josepha Haden Chomphosy discusses future-proofing the WordPress project with the Five for the Future pledge. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to, either written or as a voice recording. Credits Editor: Dustin Hartzler Logo: Beatriz Fialho Production: Chloé Bringmann & Santana Inniss Song: […]

A New WordPress News

In June 2021, @beafialho in collaboration with @pablohoney floated the idea of giving WordPress News a new look. Today, those ideas become a reality—we’re excited to share that redesign of WordPress News is live! The new design leans on the aesthetics of jazz, intrinsically connected to WordPress and which ultimately translates its uniqueness, historic significance […]