11 August 2020 at 14:35 UTC
Updated: 11 August 2020 at 14:36 UTC
Feature aimed at improved the security of the WordPress ecosystem has been a ‘long time coming’
WordPress 5.5 lands today with a new feature that will ensure plugins auto-update by default, shrinking the window of opportunity for cybercriminals looking to exploit known security vulnerabilities.
The feature, which also auto-updates WordPress site themes, has been absorbed into the WordPress core codebase after…