About WordPress and the news of its new version 6.5.2

About WordPress and the news of its new version 6.5.2

About WordPress and the news of its new version 6.5.2

Are you one of those who like more read websites such as Blogs or News Sites to stay informed, instead of listening to a Podcast on an audio platform or watching a video on YouTube or another video platform? So, it is important that you know that there is a high probability that many of your favorite informative sites are made in WordPress (WP). Just like us, Ubunlog, and our sister sites from the Linuxverse, from Desde Linux and Linux Adictos.

And if we turn to figures, to make clear the importance of WP at the level of online websites, it is worth noting that, for many years, WP powers more than 40% of the websites on the Internet. In addition, it also powers more than 75 million websites, covers around 60% of the global web content management market and more than 10% of the top 100 websites use it. And for this reason, from time to time, we are aware of the news of said open source development to bring it to you at the appropriate time. Just like today, taking advantage of the launch of the version «WordPress 6.5.2». Which is a small, but important maintenance and security update.

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But, before starting this publication about WP and the news of the current version released this March 2024, called «WordPress 6.5.2», we recommend you explore a previous related post with this great open source CMS, at the end of reading it:

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WordPress 6.5.2: What's new in the April 2024 update

WordPress 6.5.2: What's new in the April 2024 update

About WordPress

If you are one of those who does not know much about this great development of the Linuxverse, it is important that you are clear about the following:

WordPress is a robust CMS that is free to download and use, hosted on the “WordPress.org” web domain. But, it is also a huge and excellent site hosting and publishing platform service, free and paid, under the web domain “WordPress.com”. Which receives updates very frequently from the first one. In addition, this development has enormous useful informational and technical content online, available for free to everyone, and in many languages.

And also, it is crucial that you keep in mind that, to this day, WordPress essentially works using the following technologies:

  1. PHP: As a base programming language.
  2. MySQL: As a Database Manager (DB)
  3. Apache: As a web server.

Therefore, without a doubt, it meets the characteristics of being a worthy application of the Linuxverse, that is, from the field of Free Software (SL), Open Source (CA) and GNU/Linux. And how much can be said about WP, In future publications we will be addressing its current characteristics in more detail., functions, advantages and disadvantages, and much more.

What's new in WordPress 6.5.2 version

What's new in WordPress 6.5.2 version

And regarding the few, but very important officially announced news about WordPress 6.5.2 version, this April 9, 2024, it is worth quoting verbatim:

This security and maintenance release features 2 bug fixes in Core, 12 bug fixes for the Block Editor, and 1 security fix. Because this is a security release, it is recommended that you update your sites immediately. Backports are also available for other major WordPress versions, 6.0 and later. Can download WordPress 6.5.2 from WordPress.org , or visit your WordPress Dashboard, click “Updates,” and then click “Update Now.” If you have sites that support automatic background updates, the update process will begin automatically.

Finally, it is relevant to mention especially for those WordPress website administrators the following 2 significant points:

  1. WordPress 6.5.2 is the first minor version of WordPress 6.5: Because the development team had a problem with the initial package, and consequently, WordPress 6.5.1 was never released to the public.
  2. WordPress 6.5.2 is a short cycle release: Therefore, the next major release announced is the one corresponding to the version 6.6, which as of today, is scheduled to be released on July 16, 2024.
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Summary 2023 - 2024

Summary

In summary, WordPress today remains undoubtedly one of the best and most used CMS in the world. Above all, for its design focused on accessibility, performance, security and ease of use. What continues to maintain it after so many years, as one of the most popular free, open and free IT solutions for creating websites and managing online content. Furthermore, it must be recognized that the international company that develops, improves and keeps it updated and secure does a great job to this day. Finally, if you use WP, we invite you to comment your opinion on the news of this timely and important update of «WordPress 6.5.2».

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