Last Updated: 20th Sep 2017
Dev Blog: WordPress 4.8.1 Maintenance Release
After over 13 million downloads of WordPress 4.8, we are pleased to announce the immediate availability of WordPress 4.8.1, a maintenance release.
This release contains 29 maintenance¬†fixes and enhancements, chief among them are fixes to the rich Text widget and the introduction of the Custom HTML widget. For a full list of changes, consult the¬†release notes, the¬†tickets closed, and the¬†list of changes.
Download WordPress 4.8.1¬†or visit¬†Dashboard ‚Üí Updates¬†and simply click ‚ÄúUpdate Now.‚ÄĚ Sites that support automatic background updates are already beginning to update to WordPress 4.8.1.
Thanks to everyone who contributed to 4.8.1:
Adam Silverstein, Andrea Fercia, Andrew Ozz, Atanas Angelov, bonger, Boone Gorges, Boro Sitnikovski, David Herrera, James Nylen, Jeffrey Paul, Jennifer M. Dodd, K. Adam White, Konstantin Obenland, Mel Choyce, r-a-y, Reuben Gunday, Rinku Y, Said El Bakkali, Sergey Biryukov, Siddharth Thevaril, Timmy Crawford, and Weston Ruter.