This release includes a stability improvement that is recommended for all users.
This is a “hotfix” release, meaning it includes a specific fix for an issue that could cause a broken experience. It should be a super smooth update but, as always, please backup your site and database as you would with any other WordPress update.
We resolved a fatal PHP error when running any version below PHP 8.
The issue was isolated to these specified versions, causing a site crash due to a fatal error.