While typically the version isn’t something that’s immediately necessary to most users, there are times that it can be very important. Cases where WordPress version can be important:
The easiest way to find your WordPress version is to:
These instructions for acquiring your WP version won’t work when a WordPress Core update is available.
So how do you get the WordPress version when the WordPress Core Update is available?
To find the version while your site has a WordPress Core Update available:
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Typically, it’s important you stay on top of updating your WordPress site. WordPress releases are usually full of new features and security updates that benefit your site and end users. On occasion you may want to hold off from major releases such as major number changes 4.9.8 to 5.0, etc. and wait for the next incremental patch.
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