Meet Simone, the latest version of WordPress. She was named Simone by singer Nina Simone, who is known for songs such as "Feeling Good", "Young, Gifted and Black" and "Four Women".
WordPress is free open source software built by a large community of mostly volunteer developers from around the world.
WordPress 5.6 gives you countless ways to post your ideas. Comes with a new default theme, supports an ever-increasing collection of blocks.
WordPress 5.6 is an important version and if you are not in a managed WordPress hosting service, you will need to update yourself.
Important: Do not forget to make a full backup before starting the update.
WordPress developers traditionally release a new default theme each year, usually named after the year. WordPress 5.6 features Twenty Twenty-One as the new default WordPress theme.
This new theme provides a canvas for the WordPress block editor and many new features for editing a website. It is designed to be simple, and aesthetically pleasing.