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Opened 3 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

Last modified 21 months ago

#54348 closed enhancement (duplicate)

Update TinyMCE to 5.10

Reported by: steelwagstaff's profile SteelWagstaff Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: General Keywords:
Focuses: ui, accessibility Cc:


WordPress' Classic editor makes use of TinyMCE. The current version of TinyMCE used by WordPress is 4.9.11 ( This version of TinyMCE has been out of support since the end of 2020. The current version of TinyMCE is 5.10. Recent versions of TinyMCE include several improvements that would be useful for WordPress users who continue to use the Classic Editor rather than Gutenberg, including several accessibility improvements and security fixes (see for specific details). Now that support for Classic Editor has been extended through the end of 2022 (, it would be nice to update TinyMCE to a version which will be supported through that window (5.9 or 5.10). This guide includes relevant details for projects which intend to upgrade from v4 to v5:

Change History (3)

#1 @SteelWagstaff
3 years ago

  • Resolution set to duplicate
  • Status changed from new to closed

Duplicate of #47218.

#2 @sabernhardt
3 years ago

  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted

Thanks for finding the other ticket.

#3 @Presskopp
21 months ago

#56471 was marked as a duplicate.

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