WordPress Version 3.7: Automatic Version Updates

The first release (RC) candidate of version 3.7.1—a version of the software that is functional but not quite ready to be released to the consumer market—has been made available by WordPress.

WordPress is now encouraging developers to participate in beta testing the RC, but only on non-production sites, and then post any problems on the WordPress support forums. The new version is planned for an official release next week.

So what does this mean for WordPress site owners? Although there aren’t any new mind-blowing features to report, this update introduces these important—and convenient—functions:

  • automatic background updates for security
  • automatic minor releases (like updating from 3.7 to 3.7.1)

Note that the automated updates will not include major releases, which will still need to be manually installed by your web developer.

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We look forward to helping our customers CREATE leads, CONNECT with customers, and GROW their business.

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