WordPress 5.0.2 Maintenance Release

WordPress 5.0.2 is now available from wordpress.org.

5.0.2 is a maintenance release that addresses 73 bugs.

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:

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

You can download WordPress 5.0.2 from wordpress.org or through the Dashboard → Updates and click Update Now.

Sites that support automatic background updates have already started to update automatically.

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