WordPress 5.2.1 Maintenance Release is now available for download. This maintenance release was issued by WordPress yesterday on May 21, 2019. The update carries many crucial updates with it.
The WordPress 5.2.1 update is a maintenance release and includes a total of 33 bug fixes and enhancements. It has introduced improvements to the block editor, accessibility, internationalization, and the newly introduced Site Health Feature.
The version 5.2.1 is a short-cycle maintenance release. The next update, version 5.2.2 will be shipping out in approx. two weeks.
Click here for more information about all the issues fixed in WordPress 5.2.1.
You can directly download WordPress 5.2.1 or venture over to Dashboard > Updates and simply click “Update Now.”
Websites that support automatic background updates are already beginning to update to WordPress 5.2.1.
Even though this is only a maintenance release, we advise all of you to update your sites as soon as possible and stay up-to-date.
This is the first minor release after the major release of WordPress 5.2 earlier this month. Since its release on May 7, WordPress 5.2 has been downloaded over 9 million times already.
Jonathan Desrosiers and William Earnhardt co-led this release with contributions from 52 other contributors. Jonathan thanked all the contributors.