Do You Update WordPress Core?


Kinsta doesn’t force major updates as each individual should test these types of large changes first before applying them. You can easily do so in our staging environment. However, security patches (such as WordPress 5.0.1, 5.0.2, etc.) are applied automatically by WordPress itself, not by Kinsta.

Note: If you have automatic updates disabled in your wp-config.php file, we always recommend updating to the latest version to keep your sites secure.

What is WordPress Core?

WordPress, or WordPress core as it is sometimes referred to, are the files that make up the open source project. You can download the latest version of WordPress core from the repository. Below is an example of the files that make up WordPress core.

WordPress core files
WordPress core files

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