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Our WordPress update briefings are concise and informative. Learn about the latest updates before you update your website.

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WordPress 5.7 Briefing

Learn more about the new WordPress 5.7 release in this quick video briefing. Some highlights: WP Admin colors improved for contrast and consistency. HTTPS migration made easy. The latest Gutenberg enhancements. LazyLoad for iFrames.

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WordPress 5.6 Briefing

This short video briefing will introduce you to the most significant new features in WordPress 5.6. Some highlights: Automatic updates are now available for major WordPress releases. Twenty Twenty-One is an all-new default theme. This block-oriented theme is a blank canvas for Gutenberg. Support for PHP 8.

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WordPress 5.5 Briefing

WordPress 5.5 may be the most significant update since the release of Gutenberg nearly two years ago. The Gutenberg user interface receives a significant update with high contrast icons and more polish throughout. This release also marks the introduction of the Gutenberg Block Directory, a way to find new block types to enhance your WordPress …

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WordPress 5.4 Briefing

The WordPress 5.4 update brings speed and usability improvements to the Gutenberg block editor. You’ll also find new design options for various blocks. There are also a couple of surprises lurking the first time you launch the Gutenberg editor after this update. Watch this video briefing to avoid any surprises.

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WordPress 5.3 Briefing

WordPress 5.3 includes several usability enhancements for the Gutenberg block editor, plus Twenty Twenty, a beautiful new default theme. In this quick briefing, you’ll learn about the most high profile additions to this latest version of WordPress. These include the new Group block, significant improvements to the Column block, and new styling options and settings …

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WordPress 5.2 Briefing

WordPress 5.2 introduces some exciting new features that are sure to make your life as a website owner less stressful. Have you ever updated a plugin or theme only to find that your website doesn’t load? That’s called the White Screen of Death (WSoD) and the new Recovery Mode should completely eliminate that anxiety-inducing experience. …

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