WordPress 4.4.2 Update and Maintenance Release

Issue: WordPress has released an update (4.4.2). This is a security and maintenance update. The majority of people with the current version of WordPress will see the version automatically upgrade. You can also download the update of WordPress site immediately.
Status: WordPress 4.42 is now available
Who does this update affect? This update is best for anyone running WordPress 4.4.1 or lower.

We recommend all customers update to the latest version (WordPress 4.4.2) immediately. This is considered a critical security release for all previous versions of WordPress.

Why was this update released?

The official WordPress.org post indicated that this was a security and maintenance release. There were two security issues addressed and 17 bugs from version 4.4 and 4.4.1. Please see list of changes for a comprehensive view of what was changed.

What should you do?

  • If your version of WordPress has not automatically updated, then update it manually
  • Make sure that you check your themes and plugins for updates as well.

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