WordPress 5.6.1 maintenance release schedule

WordPress 5.6.1 maintenance release schedule

Author: WordPress.org

Date: January 28, 2021 

Category: Make WordPress Core

After WordPress 5.6 “Simone” was released, some tickets were opened reporting identified bugs, mostly concerning bundled themes.

Given the need for a fast-follow WordPress 5.6.1 release before the end of 2020 was ruled out as no tickets were identified as urgent, the WordPress CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Team decided to update Twenty Nineteen and Twenty Twenty-One Bundled Themes independently from WordPress Core.

Now, it’s time to merge these changes into a new WordPress minor releaseMinor Release A set of releases or versions having the same minor version number

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