Edit Everything

6.3 puts your templates, content, and patterns all into one place. Now you can go from site creation to completion without ever leaving the Site Editor.


Your page and template, together

Create, browse, and edit pages directly from within the Site Editor with your template in view.

Browse pages

View, find, and edit pages without leaving the Site Editor.

Get a page snapshot

View high-level page information, settings, and more.

Switch seamlessly

Now edit your content and template in the Editor, easily switching between them.

Publish faster

You can now publish one or many pages directly from within the Site Editor.

new feature

Meet the Command Palette

The new Command Palette introduces a quick way to search your site and access common commands.

Find anything

The new Command Palette is a fast new way to search your editor preferences and access common commands.

Switch tasks fast

Make switching between editing pages, posts, templates, or patterns more efficient than ever.


All your patterns in one place

The new patterns page is where you can manage all your patterns, including template parts and synced patterns.*


Get a sense of how all your site's patterns feel together.


Create new patterns in isolation before adding them to a page.


Remove unused patterns or duplicate existing ones before editing.


Use synced patterns* so that one change applies to all parts of your site.


Lightning speed

Efficient utilization of server resources makes for a faster site and better visitor experience.

6.3 is 24% faster than 6.2.2 in LCP times

170+ performance updates

6.3 adds support for the Scripts API and fetchpriority support for images.

Improved load times

Block template resolution, image lazy-loading, and the emoji loader all get faster.

Much more

400+ bug fixes
500+ improvements

With over 500 new features and enhancements and more than 400 bug fixes, this release is packed with improvements to the WordPress experience.

Rediscover the top toolbar

Screenshot of the block editor, with the text, "Hello, WordPress", and the new Top Toolbar option enabled.

Show or hide content with the Details Block

Set aspect ratios on images

Abstract image showing square boxes denoting aspect ratios, 16;9, 4:3, and 1:1.

Manage menus more easily in the Site Editor

Screenshot showing abstracted menu management with a drag and drop action underway.

Track and revert style revisions

Cropped screenshot of the block editor, showing a revision history for visual styles.

Build your site distraction-free

Screenshot of a "Start typing..." prompt.

Annotate content with the Footnotes Block

A screenshot of a footnotes block showing the text: 1. WordPress started in 2003 when Mike Little and Matt Mullenweg created a fork of b2/cafelog. The need for an elegant, well-architected personal publishing system was clear even then. Today, WordPress is built on PHP and MySQL, and licensed under the GPLv2. It is also the platform of choice for over 43% of all sites across the web.

Preview block themes before activating

Cropped screenshot of a a block theme, Twenty Twenty-Three, dark text on white background.

*Synced patterns were previously referred to as “reusable blocks.”