WordPress 5.6.1 Maintenance Release is now available for download. This maintenance release was issued by WordPress yesterday on February 3, 2021. The update carries many crucial updates with it.
The WordPress 5.6.1 update is a maintenance release and includes a total of 20 bug fixes and 7 block editor enhancements.
The version 5.6.1 is a short-cycle maintenance release. The next update, version 5.7 will be shipping out in March.
You can directly download WordPress 5.6.1 or venture over to Dashboard > Updates and simply click “Update Now.”
Websites that support automatic background updates are already beginning to update to WordPress 5.6.1.
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.