WP Briefing: Episode 9: The Cartography of WordPress

WordPress 6.0 Beta 1

Posted by Dot Org News on April 12, 2022 at 1:07 pm
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WordPress 6.0 Beta 1 is now available for download and testing. This version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, and test this version of WordPress on a production or mission-critical website. Instead, it is recommended that you test Beta 1 on a test server and site.  You can test the WordPress 6.0 Beta 1 in three ways: Option 1: Install and activate the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (select the “Bleeding edge” channel and “Beta/RC Only” stream).Option 2: Direct download the beta version here (zip).Option 3: Use WP-CLI to test: wp core update –version=6.0-beta1. Do not use this option if your filesystem is case-insensitive. The current target for the final release is May 24, 2022, which is about six weeks away.  Additional information on the full 6.0 release cycle is available. Check the Make WordPress Core blog for 6.0-related developer notes in the coming weeks which will detail all upcoming changes. Keep WordPress Bug Free – Help with Testing Testing for issues is critical for stabilizing a release throughout its development. Testing is also a great way to contribute. If you have never tested a beta release before, this detailed guide will walk you through…

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