On November 10, 2021, WordPress 5.8.2 was released to the public.
To get this version, update automatically from the Dashboard > Updates menu in your site’s admin area or visit https://wordpress.org/download/release-archive/.
For step-by-step instructions on installing and updating WordPress:
If you are new to WordPress, we recommend that you begin with the following:
- New To WordPress – Where to Start
- First Steps With WordPress or Upgrading WordPress Extended
- WordPress Lessons
WordPress 5.8.2 features 1 security update and fixed 2 bugs.
In addition to the security researchers and release squad members mentioned above, thank you to everyone who helped make WordPress 5.8.2 happen:
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