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2019-03-14T09:11:51+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Newsroom|By WP Hosting Editor|

WordPress 5.1.1 Security and Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.1.1 addresses 10 fixes and enhancements

Also included in the release are changes to help hosts prepare users for the minimum PHP version bump coming in 5.2.

Updates include:

  • Add possibility to set a higher recommended php version for the “Update PHP notice”
  • Remove trailing space from strings
  • Build: Minify images

You can view the full list of changes on Trac and more details about this release on WordPress’ blog.

How to update WordPress

You will be prompted to do so when you log in your WordPress admin area. Go to: Dashboard > Updates and click Update Now.

Alternatively, if you are a developer, you can download WordPress 5.1.1 and install it manually.

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