Version 5.2.1

On May 21, 2019, WordPress 5.2.1 was released to the public.

Installation/Update Information

To download WordPress 5.2.1, update automatically from the Dashboard > Updates menu in your site’s admin area or visit the archive.

For step-by-step instructions on installing and updating WordPress:

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Summary

From the WordPress 5.2.1 release post, this maintenance release fixes 33 bugs, including improvements to the block editor, accessibility, internationalization, and the Site Health feature introduced in 5.2.

Here are some changes of note:

  • #47180: An issue typing in the block editor while using a RTL language has been fixed.
  • #47186: An bug causing 32-bit systems to run out of memory when using sodium_compatwas fixed.
  • #47189: The “Update your plugins” link in Site Health now links to the correct page in multisite installs.
  • #47185: An issue in wp_delete_file_from_directory() where files were not deleting on Windows systems has been fixed.
  • #47205: A bug was fixed where spaces could not be added in the Classic Editor after pressing shift+enter.
  • #47265: 2 fatal errors on the error protection page when a PHP error was encountered in a drop-in (such as advanced-cache.php) were fixed.
  • #47244wp_targeted_link_rel() has been improved to prevent instances where single and double quotation marks were incorrectly staggered.
  • #47169: PHP/MySQL minimum version requirement checks now return proper error codes when requirements are not met in test environments.
  • #47177: The backwards compatibility of get_search_form() was improved.
  • #47297: The accuracy of the HTTP requests test in Site Health was improved.
  • #47229: TinyMCE has been updated to version 4.9.4.
  • #47323: Prevents a fatal error that occurs when upgrading to 5.2.1 from WordPress < 5.2.
  • #47304: Fixes a regression that can affect the accuracy of <lastBuildDate> in feeds.
  • #47312: Changes the string used on the About page for 5.2.1 to one that is already translated.

For a full list of changes, please consult the list of tickets on Trac.

Thank you to everyone who contributed to WordPress 5.2.1:

Alex DimitrovAlex ShielsAndrea FerciaAndrew DuthieAndrew OzzAndrey “Rarst” SavchenkoAndy FragenanischaroliaBirgir Erlendsson (birgire)chesioChetan PrajapatidaxelrodDebabrata KarfaDimaDion HulseDominik SchillingElla van DurpeEmil DotsevghoulGrzegorz (Greg) ZiółkowskigwwarHareeshIan BelangerimathJb AudrasJeremy FeltJoen AsmussenJonathan DesrosiersJonny HarrisJosephajrfkjellrMarius L. J.MikeNGarrettMilan DinićMukesh PanchalonlankaparagoninitiativeenterprisesparkcityjPeter WilsonPresskoppRiad BenguellaSergey BiryukovStephen EdgarSébastien SERREThorsten FrommenTim HengeveldTimothy JacobstimphTobiasBgtonybogdanovTor-Bjorn FjellnerWilliam Earnhardt, and Yui.

List of Files Revised

/wp-admin/css/common-rtl.css
/wp-admin/css/common-rtl.min.css
/wp-admin/css/common.css
/wp-admin/css/common.min.css
/wp-admin/css/forms-rtl.css
/wp-admin/css/forms-rtl.min.css
/wp-admin/css/forms.css
/wp-admin/css/forms.min.css
/wp-admin/css/login-rtl.min.css
/wp-admin/css/login.min.css
/wp-admin/css/nav-menus-rtl.css
/wp-admin/css/nav-menus-rtl.min.css
/wp-admin/css/nav-menus.css
/wp-admin/css/nav-menus.min.css
/wp-admin/css/site-health-rtl.css
/wp-admin/css/site-health-rtl.min.css
/wp-admin/css/site-health.css
/wp-admin/css/site-health.min.css
/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-site-health.php
/wp-admin/includes/file.php
/wp-admin/includes/media.php
/wp-admin/includes/ms.php
/wp-admin/includes/update-core.php
/wp-admin/about.php
/wp-admin/credits.php
/wp-admin/freedoms.php
/wp-admin/install.php
/wp-admin/nav-menus.php
/wp-admin/update-core.php
/wp-admin/upgrade.php
/wp-content/plugins
/wp-includes/css/dashicons.css
/wp-includes/css/dashicons.min.css
/wp-includes/js/dist/block-editor.js
/wp-includes/js/dist/block-editor.min.js
/wp-includes/js/dist/blocks.js
/wp-includes/js/dist/blocks.min.js
/wp-includes/js/dist/dom.js
/wp-includes/js/dist/dom.min.js
/wp-includes/js/dist/editor.js
/wp-includes/js/dist/editor.min.js
/wp-includes/js/dist/format-library.js
/wp-includes/js/dist/format-library.min.js
/wp-includes/js/dist/rich-text.js
/wp-includes/js/dist/rich-text.min.js
/wp-includes/js/jquery/jquery.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/fullscreen/plugin.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/fullscreen/plugin.min.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/image/plugin.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/image/plugin.min.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/link/plugin.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/link/plugin.min.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/lists/plugin.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/lists/plugin.min.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/paste/plugin.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/paste/plugin.min.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/tabfocus/plugin.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/plugins/tabfocus/plugin.min.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/skins/lightgray/skin.min.css
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/themes/inlite/theme.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/themes/inlite/theme.min.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/themes/modern/theme.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/themes/modern/theme.min.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/tinymce.min.js
/wp-includes/js/tinymce/wp-tinymce.js
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/lib/php72compat.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/lib/sodium_compat.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/namespaced/Core/Salsa20.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/namespaced/Core/Xsalsa20.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/src/Core/ChaCha20/Ctx.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/src/Core/Curve25519/Fe.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/src/Core/BLAKE2b.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/src/Core/Util.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/src/Core32/ChaCha20/Ctx.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/src/Core32/BLAKE2b.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/src/Core32/Int32.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/src/Core32/Int64.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/src/Core32/X25519.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/src/Compat.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/src/Crypto.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/src/File.php
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/LICENSE
/wp-includes/sodium_compat/composer.json
/wp-includes/class-wp-fatal-error-handler.php
/wp-includes/feed.php
/wp-includes/formatting.php
/wp-includes/functions.php
/wp-includes/general-template.php
/wp-includes/load.php
/wp-includes/media-template.php
/wp-includes/script-loader.php
/wp-includes/version.php