This is an update developers have been requesting for years, and our team is really excited about it! In this post, we have laid out a few things you need to know to keep your website functioning as the changes occur.
These changes are planned for implementation over the next few major WordPress updates. The next major update is currently in development and tentatively scheduled for release on August 11, 2020. The subsequent update is not scheduled yet, but it’s reasonable to anticipate it near the end of this year or in the early part of next year.
If your website is built on WordPress, this is great news for the capability and security of your site. However, the updates may initially cause issues for existing websites, as functionality in some themes and plugins may not currently support the newer jQuery version. In that case, the affected functionality may break.
If a theme or plugin that your website uses doesn’t support the newer jQuery version, the issue can be resolved in one the following ways, depending on the type of theme or plugin.
Big changes can be intimidating, but we’re here to help you through the process. We provide multi-level support to suit your particular needs:
These updates will be here soon, so let the Beyond Definition team know how we can assist your organization.
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