WordPress 5.2.1 released

The developers have released a maintenance update for WordPress on May 21, 2019, which raises the version to 5.2.1. The update was just offered within the dashboard of my WordPress blogs.


WordPress 5.2.1 s a maintenance update and fixes 33 bugs. This includes improvements to the new block editor, accessibility features, internationalization, and the Site Health feature introduced in 5.2. Here is the list of changes – details are available here:

  • #47180: An issue typing in the block editor while using a RTL language has been fixed.
  • #47186: An bug causing 32-bit systems to run out of memory when using sodium_compatwas fixed.
  • #47189: The "Update your plugins" link in Site Health now links to the correct page in multisite installs.
  • #47185: An issue in wp_delete_file_from_directory() where files were not deleting on Windows systems has been fixed.
  • #47205: A bug was fixed where spaces could not be added in the Classic Editor after pressing shift+enter.
  • #47265: 2 fatal errors on the error protection page when a PHP error was encountered in a drop-in (such as advanced-cache.php) were fixed.
  • #47244: wp_targeted_link_rel() has been improved to prevent instances where single and double quotation marks were incorrectly staggered.
  • #47169: PHP/MySQL minimum version requirement checks now return proper error codes when requirements are not met in test environments.
  • #47177: The backwards compatibility of get_search_form() was improved.
  • #47297: The accuracy of the HTTP requests test in Site Health was improved.
  • #47229: TinyMCE has been updated to version 4.9.4.
  • #47323: Prevents a fatal error that occurs when upgrading to 5.2.1 from WordPress < 5.2.
  • #47304: Fixes a regression that can affect the accuracy of <lastBuildDate> in feeds.
  • #47312: Changes the string used on the About page for 5.2.1 to one that is already translated.

WordPress 5.2.1 is a short-cycle maintenance release. Version is expected to follow in about two weeks.

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