WordPress Release Notes– March 2021

Release Notes

Code Changes (transparent to end-users)

1. Performance Updates– Updated the following plugins and settings to improve overall site
security and performance:
a. Gravity Forms- Bug fixes for PHP 8 issues. Bug fix for form block editor generating notices in the JavaScript console.
b. WordPress- WordPress 5.6.1 and 5.6.2 general security and maintenance updates.
c. Yoast SEO Premium- Added preview of chosen image for organization and person image, social images, Facebook front page image and Facebook default image. Improved consistency in database queries.
d. Slider Revolution- Bug fixes for slot slide transition errors and Firefox character animation artifacts.
e. Polylang Pro- Bug fix for translation of CPTUI plural label and description not working. Added Spanish (Ecuador) to the list of predefined languages.
f. ACF Pro- Bug fixes for PHP warnings and incorrect post_status properties when restoring a Field Group from trash in WordPress 5.6.
g. Contact Form 7- Bug fixes for minor security issues.