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4 Steps to Take Before Updating to WordPress 5.0

The major change in WordPress 5.0 is the introduction of the Gutenberg editor. Gutenberg is a drag-and-drop interface that dramatically changes how posts and pages are built. You can choose to disable the Gutenberg editor and install the Classic editor plugin, if you want to maintain the same editing experience you’re used to. However, it’s still important to know how the Gutenberg editor...
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WordPress 5.0, named “Bebo”, was officially released on December 6

In the biggest news in a long time, WordPress 5.0, named "Bebo", was officially released on December 6. As such, the new Gutenberg block editor is officially part of the WordPress core. Be careful about updating and if possible test your site for compatibility before upgrading your live/production website, also consider using the official Classic Editor plugin if you're not ready to move to the...
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WordPress 5.0 will probably be released Thursday, December 6th 2018

WordPress 5.0 will most probably be released this Thursday, December 6 2018. This comes as a surprise to a lot of people, including us. WordPress 5.0 includes the Gutenberg editor, giving users a brand new editing experience. While we initially see this as an improvement, we doubt if everyone is ready for it at this point. WordPress 5.0 is a huge release as it sees the introduction of a new...
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Before updating to WordPress 5.0, make sure you’re running WooCommerce 3.5.1+

When WordPress 5.0 is released this month – currently planned for November 19 – your site needs to be running WooCommerce 3.5.1+ to avoid breaking changes. This is even more important if you have auto-updates toggled on. Since the last minor release of WooCommerce in May, the WooCommerce team have been working on a variety of improvements: Performance improvements REST API v3 Improved wording...
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WordPress 5.0 due for release on Nov 19th (what to do to prepare)

WordPress 5.0 is still software in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site, but it's advisable to test your site with the new version to make sure there are no issues and to allow time to fix anything that does go wrong. Please contact us if you need your website tested with WordPress 5 and we'll be happy to take a look and provide an estimate for testing....
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