On October 30, 2020, WordPress 5.5.3 was released to the public.
This version was released after a bug with the previous update. Please read the following Release post for more information.
To download WordPress 5.5.3, update automatically from the Dashboard > Updates menu in your site’s admin area or visit https://toprankon.com/kb/releases/.
For step-by-step instructions on installing and updating WordPress:
If you are new to WordPress, we recommend that you begin with the following:
- New To WordPress – Where to Start
- First Steps With WordPress or Upgrading WordPress Extended
- WordPress Lessons
This maintenance release fixes an issue introduced in WordPress 5.5.2 which makes it impossible to install WordPress on a brand new website that does not have an existing database connection configuration. This release does not affect sites where a database connection is already configured, for example, via one-click installers or an existing
For more information, browse the full list of changes on Trac.