WordPress has recently updated its version to 5.5, and there are some unexpected errors in it. That causes the problem to some of the publishers. This problem also leads to the breaking of the site. The main reason behind this is a jQuery.
WordPress has made changes to remove the jQuery migrate 1.x in the latest version of WordPress, and that causes the issue. Some of the plugins and themes of WordPress is still using the older version of jQuery.
WordPress page has stated for jQuery migrate helper:
“With the update to a WordPress 5.5, a migration tool known as jquery-migrate will no longer be enabled by default.
This may lead to many unexpected behaviors in some themes or plugins who run older code.”
More than 80,000 publishers have downloaded the plugin of WordPress to prevent this issue from the latest version. According to WordPress, there are 2000 plugins that have conflicts. it’s been two weeks for these numbers, and now the issue should have become small.
morever 200 themes have been conflicted, and outdated code can be the reason for this! If you have upgraded the latest version of the theme and still you are facing the problem, then you should try WordPress Enable jQuery migrate helper.
Using this, you can temporarily solve the issue of your site. It is more helpful in troubleshooting of your website to know what is the exact issue that causes the problem in your site. using this you can find that issue and upgrade it
Some Known issues after upgrading to WordPress 5.5
- Text View doesn’t work
- Database update is missing
- classic editor has stopped working
- “Add Media” button, “Set featured image” button, and Image slider is not working
- Mobile menu has disappeared
- Search Bar is not working and many more
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How to solve the WordPress 5.5 jQuery Issue?
As we said earlier, the Plugin – jQuery Migrate library will not resolve the problem; it will only make the site working. SO to resolve this issue, you should focus on some of the primary considerations such as abandoned plugin, Image slider plugin!
Abandoned plugin can become the security issue of your site. We recommend you update your plugin regularly. If there are still any errors, then you should choose another plugin that does the exact same task as your plugin.
For now, Enable jQuery Migrate Helper is a functionality resolver. But once themes and plugins are repaired, you will face better user experience and high security of your site!