WordPress 6.4, set to be released on November 7, 2023, brings several exciting updates and features. Here’s what you can expect:

  1. Gutenberg Improvements: WordPress continues to refine its block editor, Gutenberg. WordPress 6.4 includes updates to Gutenberg, building upon enhancements introduced in previous versions [2].
  2. Diverse Leadership: The release of WordPress 6.4 is being led by a release squad representing an underrepresented gender, showcasing WordPress’s commitment to diversity and inclusion [4].
  3. Global Collaboration: The WordPress community collaborates globally to develop new features and improvements. Discussions and contributions from WordPress enthusiasts worldwide shape the final release [5].
  4. Versatile Default Theme: WordPress 6.4 will introduce a versatile default theme, providing a fresh and modern look for your websites [4].

For more detailed information and updates, you can refer to the official WordPress sources and announcements, including the WordPress news blog and the Gutenberg posts mentioned in the search results [2].

WordPress 6.4 Beta 2 is now available for testing!

This beta version of the WordPress software is under development. Please do not install, run, or test this version of WordPress on production or mission-critical websites. Instead, it is recommended you evaluate Beta 2 on a test server and site.

You can test WordPress 6.4 Beta 2 in four ways:

  1. Plugin: Install and activate the WordPress Beta Tester plugin on a WordPress install (select the “Bleeding edge” channel and “Beta/RC Only” stream).
  2. Direct download: Download the Beta 2 version (zip) and install it on a WordPress website.
  3. Command line: Use the following WP-CLI command:
    wp core update --version=6.4-beta2
  4. Local environment: Use wp-now to set up a Node.js-based WordPress 6.4 Beta 2 install locally. Learn more in this guide.

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