WordPress 6.2: Latest news and roadmap

A quick post about the next stop: WordPress 6.2.

End of phase 2 of project Gutenberg

We are at the gates of the end of phase 2 of the Gutenberg project. Matias Ventura explains that the product will continue to be improved after version 6.3, which the goal is to address this final episode in the next two major versions of WordPress, 6.2 and 6.3; and previews some of the highlights that will be covered in WordPress 6.2.

Anne McCarthy, Senior Contributor Sponsored by Automattic, has posted a roadmap for 6.2 

Anne McCarthy published the 6.2 Roadmap with a summary of most of the features coming to a WordPress instance near you on March 28, 2023.

The schedule until launch:

  • Beta 4 on February 28, 2023
  • Release Candidate (RC) 1 + Dev Notes on March 7, 2023
  • RC 2 on March 14, 2023
  • RC 3 on March 21, 2023
  • Final release March 28, 2023


The Beta 4 version of WordPress 6.2 It is now available to try.

According to Automattic Sponsored Marketing Contributor Jonathan Pantani, this release includes over 292 enhancements and 354 bug fixes for the editor, and over 286 entries for the WordPress 6.2 core. This version also fixes 79 issues identified since last week’s Beta 3. With WordPress 6.2 scheduled to release on March 28, WP Beginner has posted his usual deep dive: What’s Coming in WordPress 6.2 (Features and Screenshots).

I remember you, how you can test beta and RC versions of WordPress (in spanish).

When is WordPress 6.2 released?

After a few more beta releases, RC 1 is expected to be ready by March 7 and the final release is scheduled for on March 28, 2023.

What’s new in WordPress 6.2

WordPress 6.2 will include the last 9 Gutenberg plugin releases, including 292 enhancements and 354 bug fixes.

Courtney Robertson has published in detail all the what’s new in WordPress version 6.2. If you prefer an overview video, check out this David McCan video.

Removal of the beta tag

Sarah Gooding, at WP Tavern, confirmed the announcement that WordPress 6.2 will remove the Beta tag from the Site Editor .


The next stop is March 28 with the final release of WordPress 6.2. One more step in the implementation of the Gutenberg project that is nearing the end of its phase 2.

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