Version 6.5.3

On May 7, 2024, WordPress 6.5.3 was released to the public.

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The 6.5.3 release was led by @jorbin and @grantmkin.

WordPress 6.5.3 is a short-cycle maintenance release that features 12 bug fixes in Core and 9 bug fixes for the block editor.

You can review a summary of the maintenance updates in this release by reading the Release Candidate announcement.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to WordPress 6.5.3

Aaron Jorbin, Adam Silverstein, adrianduffell, Aki Hamano, Alan Fuller, Anders Norén, André, Andrea Fercia, Andrew Ozz, Andrew Serong, Andy Fragen, annezazu, Arun Sharma, Aslam Doctor, Ben Keith, Ben Ritner – Kadence WP, bernhard-reiter, Brian Alexander, Carolina Nymark, Colin Stewart, CookiesForDevo, Damon Cook, Daniel Richards, darerodz, Dave Page, David Baumwald, David Levine, Drew Jaynes, Ella, Erik, evanltd, Felix Arntz, George Mamadashvili, Grant M. Kinney, Greg Ziółkowski, Isabel Brison, James Huff, Jason Adams, Jb Audras, Jeffrey Paul, Jeremy Herve, Jessica Lyschik, Joe Dolson, Joe McGill, jordesign, Jorge Costa, Joshua Goode, Kai Hao, Kevin Hoffman, Khokan Sardar, luisherranz, Matias Benedetto, Matt Cromwell, Md Sahadat Husain, Mukesh Panchal, Narendra Sishodiya, Nik Tsekouras, Pascal Birchler, Peter Wilson, ramonopoly, Roy Tanck, Sal Ferrarello, Sarah Norris, Sergey Biryukov, Stephen Bernhardt, Steve Jones, Tom Cafferkey, WilliamG, Yannis Guyon

For more information, browse the full list of changes on Trac.

Change log

List of packages updated

@wordpress/block-directory - 4.28.11
@wordpress/block-editor - 12.19.9
@wordpress/block-library - 8.28.11
@wordpress/core-commands - 0.20.9
@wordpress/core-data - 6.28.9
@wordpress/customize-widgets - 4.28.11
@wordpress/edit-post - 7.28.11
@wordpress/edit-site - 5.28.11
@wordpress/edit-widgets - 5.28.11
@wordpress/editor - 13.28.9
@wordpress/format-library - 4.28.9
@wordpress/interactivity - 5.0.6
@wordpress/interactivity-router - 1.1.6
@wordpress/patterns - 1.12.9
@wordpress/reusable-blocks - 4.28.9
@wordpress/widgets - 3.28.9
@wordpress/e2e-test-utils-playwright - 0.19.3
@wordpress/scripts - 27.2.6

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