The first release candidate for WordPress 5.7 is now available! 🎉
Please join us in celebrating this very important milestone in the community’s progress towards the final release!
“Release Candidate” means that the new version is ready for release, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible something was missed. WordPress 5.7 is slated for release on March 9, 2021, but your help is needed to get there—if you haven’t tried 5.7 yet, now is the time!
You can test the WordPress 5.7 release candidate in two ways: