WordPress has announced the launch of v5.2. Servers also support PHP v5.6 required to run this version of WordPress. Some of the new features available to WordPress 5.2 users include:
  • Easy Configuration Debugging – New pages to assist in maintaining your site’s health.
  • PHP Error Protection – Allows users without web development experience to safely manage and correct both fatal errors and configuration problems.
  • PHP Plugin Compatibility – Automatically checks if your PHP version is compatible with your WordPress version.
  • Easier Customization Of Privacy Policies
  • Easier JavaScript Development – Now features Babel and webpack configurations within the WordPress/scripts package.
  • wp_body_open Hook – Makes it possible to inject code at the beginning of the element.
  • PHP 5.6 Advantages – WordPress 5.2 users now get access to advantages like the use of anonymous functions and namespaces.