Today, the new WordPress release, version 4.4.2 is finally here. The release is both a security update for all previous versions of WordPress and a maintenance release for sites running 4.4 and newer.
Since the announcement this morning, we have started the process to update all of our client’s websites to the latest version. If you have any questions about this release and how it affects your site, you can always Matchbox Design Group a call or submit a support ticket.
WordPress Release: The Technical Stuff
As outlined in the WordPress 4.4.2 Security and Maintenance Release announcement, this update address two security issues:
This release also addresses several bugs that were introduced in 4.4.
- wp_list_comments ignores $comments parameter
- 4.4 Regression on Querying for Comments by Multiple Post Fields
- Pagination issue on front page after 4.4.1