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Closed 8 months ago

Last modified 8 months ago

#59071 closed enhancement (fixed)


Reported by: dantovbein's profile dantovbein Owned by: desrosj's profile desrosj
Milestone: 6.4 Priority: normal
Severity: trivial Version:
Component: Build/Test Tools Keywords: has-patch commit
Focuses: docs Cc:


Since the [recent NodeJS upgrade from 14.x to 16.x]( we'd need to modify the

What to replace?
"Note: WordPress currently only supports Node.js 14.x and npm 6.x."
"Note: WordPress currently only supports Node.js 16.x and npm 8.x."

Attachments (2)

patch-59071.patch (762 bytes) - added by hbhalodia 8 months ago.
Patch File
59071.diff (754 bytes) - added by algorithmsunlocks 8 months ago.
Note update to npm 6.x and node 16.x

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Change History (10)

#1 @SergeyBiryukov
8 months ago

  • Component changed from General to Build/Test Tools
  • Focuses docs added
  • Milestone changed from Awaiting Review to 6.4

8 months ago

Patch File

#2 @hbhalodia
8 months ago

Hi @SergeyBiryukov @dantovbein, Attached the patch file for the change.


This ticket was mentioned in PR #4998 on WordPress/wordpress-develop by @hbhalodia.

8 months ago

  • Keywords has-patch added

#4 @desrosj
8 months ago

  • Owner set to desrosj
  • Status changed from new to reviewing

8 months ago

Note update to npm 6.x and node 16.x

#5 @desrosj
8 months ago

  • Keywords commit added

Thanks for this! Patch looks good. I am going to make one change when I commit. I am going to adjust the sentence to say "WordPress currently only officially supports Node.js 16.x and npm 8.x".

It's likely that you could use 18.x/9.x, but there may be some unexpected behaviors.

#6 @desrosj
8 months ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from reviewing to closed

In 56387:

Build/Test Tools: Update the README file to reflect new Node.js/npm versions.

Follow up to [56378].

Props dantovbein, hbhalodia.
Fixes #59071. See #56658.

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