WordPress 5.6 Update 8th December 2020

WordPress 5.6 was released on 8th December 2020.

What’s new?

You can see the changelog here.

This update progresses support for PHP 8. If you’d like help to update your version of WordPress or PHP, get in touch.

This update makes some changes for jQuery.

What’s Nina got to do with it?

WordPress names all its release after jazz musicians – this time it’s Nina Simone.

Updating yourself

Check out the Silicon Dales Guide to Updating WordPress before hitting update.

Once you do, you’ll be greeted to the new experience by a big welcome screen with the following message:

WordPress 5.6

Sharing your stories has never been easier


WordPress 5.6 Release Welcome Screen

If this doesn’t happen and you want help – get in touch.

Getting help

If you’d like a specialist to run the update for you, book Silicon Dales today.

We will:

  • Setup a staging environment
  • Run the updates and troubleshoot any issues or conflicts
  • Push to your live site at a convenient time
  • Test again to ensure smooth functioning

Maintenance clients

Our maintenance clients will be informed once updates have been tested and rolled out.

Book Silicon Dales to update your WordPress website

If you’ve already updated and need some help troubleshooting an issue after update, contact us today or leave a comment below.

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