WordPress 5.0.2 Maintenance Release
WordPress 5.0.2 is now available, since Wednesday night, December 19, 2018. This is a maintenance release that addresses 73 bugs. We strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. The primary focus of this release was performance improvements in the block editor: the cumulated performance gains make it 330% faster for a post with 200 blocks.
Here are a few of the additional highlights:
- – 45 total Block Editor improvements are included (14 performance enhancements & 31 bug fixes).
- – 17 Block Editor related bugs have been fixed across all of the bundled themes.
- – Some internationalization (i18n) issues related to script loading have also been fixed.