5.0.3 is a maintenance release that includes 37 bug fixes and 7 performance updates. The focus of this release was fine-tuning the new block editor, and fixing any major bugs or regressions.  

Here are a few of the highlights:

For a full list of changes, please consult the list of tickets on Tracchangelog, or read a more technical summary on the Make WordPress Core blog provided by the WordPress Core development team.

You can download WordPress 5.0.3 or visit Dashboard → Updates on your site and click Update Now.

Sites that support automatic background updates have already started to update automatically and we’ll be installing and checking the update on websites of O’Brien Media customers with support agreements over the next day or so.

Need help updating your WordPress website? Get in touch for more information!

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