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Yes 5.3.14
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Yes 5.1.15
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Yes 5.0.18
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Yes 4.9.22
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Yes 4.8.21
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Yes 4.7.25
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Ended 6 years ago
(06 Dec 2016)
Yes 4.6.25
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4.5 6 years ago
(12 Apr 2016)
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(16 Aug 2016)
Yes 4.5.28
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Ended 6 years ago
(12 Apr 2016)
Yes 4.4.29
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(08 Dec 2015)
Yes 4.3.30
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4.2 7 years ago
(23 Apr 2015)
Ended 7 years ago
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Yes 4.2.34
(17 Oct 2022)
4.1 7 years and 11 months ago
(18 Dec 2014)
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(23 Apr 2015)
Yes 4.1.37
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(04 Sep 2014)
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3.6.1

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system written in PHP.

Only the latest major release is supported. Security patches are backported when possible, but this is not guaranteed. Version 3.7 to 4.0 won’t get security updates after Dec 1, 2022.

PHP Support

WordPress Version Supported PHP Versions
6.1 5.6 - 8.2
5.9 - 6.0 5.6 - 8.1
5.6 - 5.8 5.6 - 8.0
5.3 - 5.5 5.6 - 7.4
5.0 - 5.2 5.2 - 7.3
4.9 5.2 - 7.2
4.7 - 4.8 5.2 - 7.1
4.4 - 4.6 5.2 - 7.0
4.1 - 4.3 5.2 - 5.6
3.7 - 4.0 5.2 - 5.5

More information is available on the WordPress website.

You should be running one of the supported release numbers listed above in the rightmost column.

You can check the version that you are currently using by running:
wp core version

You can submit an improvement to this page on GitHub :octocat: . This page has a corresponding Talk Page.

A JSON version of this page is available at /api/wordpress.json. See the API Documentation for more.

Latest releases on this page are automatically updated