WordPress 5.0.2 Maintenance Release

The WordPress updates keep coming fast with WordPress 5.0.2 released today – just six days after WordPress 5.0.1.

5.0.2 is a maintenance release that addresses 73 bugs, mostly with the new Gutenberg content editor released in WordPress 5.0.

Since the official Gutenberg release there were reports of poor performance with large posts. This update claims to be 330% faster for posts with 200 blocks.

What does it fix?

Issues fixed in the WordPress 5.0.2 Maintenance Release:

How to install update?

As a minor release by default it will install automatically.

If this has been disabled you will need to install by logging into your WordPress administration console and go to the Dashboard -> Updates page.