WordPress updated to 4.9.8

This morning we updated WordPress to 4.9.8 which is a maintenance and security release.

The primary focuses of 4.9.8 are:

  • Introduce “Try Gutenberg” callout
  • Privacy fixes/enhancements

This version includes 18 Privacy fixes focused on ensuring consistency and flexibility in the new personal data tools added in 4.9.6, including:

  • The type of request being confirmed is now included in the subject line for all privacy confirmation emails.
  • Improved consistency with site name being used for privacy emails in multisite.
  • Increased the test coverage for several core privacy functions.
  • Pagination for Privacy request admin screens can now be adjusted.

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