WordPress 6.0 Landed Today

The WordPress 6.0 “Arturo”, the second major release of 2022, landed today with more than 1,000 enhancements and bug fixes.

Justin Tadlock wrote in this twitter threadWordPress 6.0 is one of the most exciting releases we’ve had in a while, especially for folks in the theming world. So many goodies to play with“.

Expanding Gutenberg into a full site editing experience in WordPress means that all of the problems the community had to address were complex and far-reaching. WordPress 6.0 is an example of the community’s commitment to tackling these tough challenges together. With thoughtful updates to the writing experience, building better block functionality, and adding a new intuitive style switcher, I’m really proud of the work that’s been done in this release to make a great site editing experience.

Josepha Haden Chomphosy, Executive Director (source: WordPress News)

The following official release video highlights the major enhancement and changes in WordPress 6.0

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