Each time new version release on any software, we all get excited about playing with new features and get rid of some known issues. WordPress 5.0 is available NOW!.
WordPress 5.0 is a major release, As WordPress 5.0 will come with Brand New Editor called "Gutenberg". Gutenberg is a replacement for the existing classic editor, it’s a block-based editor like any other page builder available in the market.
How to Upgrade to WP 5.0?
NOTE: This Guide is only for customers which are using the qTranslate-X plugin to import multilingual products. All other users which are not using qTranslate-X plugin can update WP as per Standard process.
The qTranslate-X plugin is not supporting Gutenberg editor yet. So, You have to use Classic Editor to keep it working. For that, you have to Install "Classic Editor" Plugin before to update to WP 5.0.
Please follow below steps to update WP to 5.0
1.) Backup your Full website (DB & Files) (Optional, but Important)
2.) Install "Classic Editor" Plugin
3.) Upgrade to WP 5.0
4.) Testing and making sure all working fine and as expected.