Jetpack Updates: Jetpack 6.3.2 with Simple Payment Widget Fix

Jetpack 6.3.2 is available to download. The new update has been introduced after encountering a fatal bug affecting sites using PHP version 5.3 or below.

The new version, Jetpack 6.3.2 was released on July 4, 2018. The previous version of Jetpack, version 6.3 was released only a day before 6.3.2 was released. And the 6.3 version introduced the Simple Payment Widget that would help users to receive payments from anywhere on your website. The widget focused towards adding a quick payment option to any widgetized area on your website, be it a sidebar, header or footer.

The widget was to ease the work for Jetpack users, however, a fatal bug was found in the payment widget. Therefore, in Jetpack 6.3.2, the Jetpack team has fixed a compatibility issue with the Simple Payment Widget with PHP versions 5.3 and below. The widget was initially causing fatal errors upon activation.

Those who’re curious about the Jetpack 6.3.1 update, it technically exists but was not officially released by the team.

Check out the full changelog to know more about the updates in Jetpack 6.3.2. You can get in touch with the members of Jetpack if you have anything to ask about the new update or want to give feedback.

We recommend you to update your Jetpack to the latest version right away to avoid the fatal errors.

Reference: Jetpack

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