WordPress released a new maintenance update yesterday: WordPress 5.0.2. The update focuses on the improved performance of the block editing tools. According to WordPress.org, “The cumulated performance gains make it 330% faster for a post with 200 blocks.” This new update will provide users with drastically improved functionality.
Here is a break down of the various components of this update:
- The release targets a total of 73 bug fixes
- There are 14 performance enhancements
- Maintenance to 31 bugs
- 17 Block Editor related fixes
- Fixes script loading issues