WordPress encourages users to update their sites to the new 4.9.5 version for security purposes. This update corrects three significant security bugs, as well as twenty-five other bugs, including restoring caption styles, cropping on touchscreen devices, updating clarity in error messages, the positioning of the attachment uploader, and improved capability with PHP 7.2. This update is simple to download. From your dashboard on WordPress, go to Updates and click on “Update now” to make the changes.

Key Takeaways:

  • A new version of WordPress is now available for download.
  • The download will enhance the security features and protect your privacy.
  • The touchscreen feature is now enhanced and will become more user-friendly.


“WordPress 4.9.5 is now available. This is a security and maintenance release for all versions since WordPress 3.7. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately.”

Read more: https://wordpress.org/news/2018/04/wordpress-4-9-5-security-and-maintenance-release/