WordPress 5.0 is coming

The WordPress world is keenly waiting for the release of the latest version of WordPress 5.0. WordPress authors have already started a few significant upgrades and changes regarding it. According to a few news sources, there has been a notable change in content editing.

In WordPress 4+ version, the users need to install additional plugins to simplify the content editing. For example, Easy Admin or Page Builder. However, in the latest version of WordPress allows the users to edit the contents directly in the editor without any other plugin.

November 15, 2017Trunk is open for business. (Post-4.9)
October 3, 20185.0 Kickoff meeting.
October 19, 2018Beta 1 and feature merge deadline.
From this point on, no more commits for any new enhancements or feature requests in this release cycle, only bug fixes and inline documentation. Work can continue on enhancements/feature requests not completed and committed by this point, and can be picked up for commit again at the start of WordPress 5.1.
October 30, 2018Release candidate and soft string freeze.
November 12, 2018Final release candidate if needed and hard string freeze.
November 18, 2018Dry run for release of WordPress and 24-hour code freeze.
November 19, 2018Target date for release of WordPress 5.0.

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