WordPress 4.9.6 official release: fully compatible with EU GDPR
WordPress 4.9.6 official release. This update is mainly intended to be compatible with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulations in Europe, namely the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This privacy and maintenance release includes 37 enhancements, 51 bug fixes, and 2 tasks. WordPress 4.9.6 is not an ordinary minor version update, but a very important update.
However, many domestic small and medium-sized trading companies have not yet prepared and have not even heard of this regulation. For your site, we strongly recommend that you upgrade to WordPress 4.9.6 as soon as possible to be compatible with the GDPR regulations.