Supported Versions

The WordPress Support Forums and WordPress Documentation only provide support and documentation for officially released versions of WordPress, as downloaded from the WordPress Download page and related URLs.

The only current officially supported version is the last major release of WordPress. Previous major releases before this may or may not get security updates as serious exploits are discovered.

Beta versions, nightly builds, and Subversion check outs are not supported on the WordPress support forums or on the WordPress Documentation.

If you are unable or unwilling to file bug reports, and help fix problems, please do not use anything other than the officially released versions.

Support Policy

Security updates will be backported to older releases when possible, but there are no guarantee and no timeframe for older releases. There are no fixed period of support nor Long Term Support (LTS) version such as Ubuntu’s. None of these are safe to use, except the latest series, which is actively maintained.

For the full list of WordPress Versions, refer to WordPress_Versions.

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