Skip to content

Find out how moving to Kinsta could save you $2,400+ a year on site costs.

WordPress Updates

Illustration of figures standing around a platform featuring a giant gold statue of the number 5.9.

What’s New in WordPress 5.9 — Full Site Editing, Global Styles, Blocks, Patterns, APIs, UI Enhancements, and Much More

Check out our in-depth review of WordPress 5.9 and discover all the major features introduced with the first WordPress release of 2022!
Reading time
30 min read
Publish date
January 12, 2022

All Articles

What’s New in WordPress 5.8 (Full Site Editing, WebP Images, Global Styles and Settings, and Much More)

Check out our in-depth review of WordPress 5.8 and discover all the major features coming with the latest release (there are plenty)!
Reading time
36 min read
Publish date
July 7, 2021

How to Find Your Current WordPress Version and Update to the Latest One

Locate your current WordPress version and learn how to update to the latest WordPress version to keep your website fast and secure.
Reading time
18 min read
Publish date
March 26, 2021

What’s New in WordPress 5.7 (Lazy-Loading, HTTPS, UI Updates, New APIs, and Much More)

Lazy-Loading iframes, one-click HTTPS migration, UI updates, new APIs, and much more! Check out what's new in WordPress 5.7!
Reading time
25 min read
Publish date
March 3, 2021

What’s New in WordPress 5.6 (Accessibility, Performance, Security)

PHP 8 support, Application Passwords, Site Health improvements, Block API V2, and much more. Check out what's new in WordPress 5.6!
Reading time
23 min read
Publish date
November 30, 2020

What’s New in WordPress 5.5 — A Deep Dive Into an (Epic) Release

WordPress 5.5 is the latest WordPress release and brings tons of changes to the core. Check out all the new features and improvements in WordPress…
Reading time
28 min read
Publish date
August 10, 2020

How to Check Your WordPress Version (4 Methods)

Need to check the WordPress versions of your site or someone else's? There are several ways to do so. Learn how to check WordPress version with thi…
Reading time
13 min read
Publish date
April 2, 2020

Introducing WordPress 5.4 (Blocks, Features, New APIs)

WordPress 5.4 is the latest WordPress release which mostly focuses on the block editor. Check out all the new features and improvements in WordPres…
Reading time
20 min read
Publish date
March 11, 2020

How to Downgrade Your WordPress Site (For Troubleshooting Plugin and Theme Issues)

Solutions: Downgrade WordPress manually or with a plugin; restore a previous backup; downgrade a plugin/theme, roll back with WP Rollback or downgr…
Reading time
12 min read
Publish date
February 28, 2020

What’s New in WordPress 5.3 (New Blocks, New APIs, Improved Admin UI)

WordPress 5.3 includes lots of great new features, enhancements, bug fixes! Improved blocks, new Site Health Tool, Twenty Twenty theme, new APIs an…
Reading time
23 min read
Publish date
October 16, 2019

What’s New in WordPress 5.2 (Site Health and PHP Error Protection)

WordPress 5.2 includes a lot of exciting features! From a new Site Health tool for users and developers, to PHP error protection, and new emojis.
Reading time
12 min read
Publish date
May 6, 2019

How to Restore WordPress from a Backup (Easiest Methods)

Check out our step by step guide on how to restore WordPress from a backup. We cover one-click backup restores, plugins, databases, cPanel, SFTP, a…
Reading time
14 min read
Publish date
May 3, 2019

What’s New in WordPress 5.1 (Moving PHP Forward)

Learn what's new in WordPress 5.1! There are some great new features including PHP checks and improved Gutenberg block editor performance.
Reading time
7 min read
Publish date
March 7, 2019