WordPress 5.1.1 was released today.
5.1.1. is a maintenance release that includes 10 bug fixes and enhancements.
This includes several regressions introduced in 5.1
What does it fix?
Issues fixed in the WordPress 5.1.1 Maintenance Release:
- Security fixes that handle how comments are filtered and then stored in the database.
- Hosts can now offer a button for their users to update PHP.
- The recommended PHP version used by the “Update PHP” notice can now be filtered.
- Several minor bug fixes.
How to install update?
As a minor release, by default, the update 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.