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Service issue – my.pressable.com dashboard

Update: 16:06 UTC0 the issue we were experiencing with the my.pressable.com dashboard is now resolved.

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We are currently experiencing an issue with the my.pressable.com management dashboard.

Our team is actively working on the problem and we will provide an update shortly.

In the meantime, the operation of any websites hosted with Pressable is not impacted.

WordPress 5.9 Beta is now available

The beta version of the next WordPress update is now available on Pressable sites.

Pressable allows you to test your site on the current Beta release of WordPress. This allows you to check your third-party themes, plugins, and custom code in advance, to make sure they are all compatible with the upcoming stable release of WordPress.

If you’d like to learn about how to test your site on a beta version, please see our knowledge base article:

Test WordPress beta versions

According to the WordPress.org roadmap, WordPress 5.9 is scheduled to be released on January 25th, 2022.

WordPress 5.8.2 Beta is now available

The beta version of the next WordPress update is now available on Pressable sites.

Pressable allows you to test your site on the current Beta release of WordPress. This allows you to check your third-party themes, plugins, and custom code in advance, to make sure they are all compatible with the upcoming stable release of WordPress.

If you’d like to learn about how to test your site on a beta version, please see our knowledge base article:

Test WordPress beta versions

5.8.2 is scheduled to be released on November 10, 2021.

PHP 7.3 to 7.4 Upgrade Complete


All sites on the Pressable platform that were still running PHP 7.3 have now automatically been upgraded to 7.4. If you previously upgraded your site(s) to 7.4 or 8.0, this upgrade will not apply to you.

This upgrade was carried out due to PHP 7.3’s end of life being scheduled for 6th December 2021.

More information on this can be found here: https://pressable.com/knowledgebase/php-update-faq/

We don’t anticipate there being any issues caused by this upgrade, but if you experience any, please contact our Support Team via Intercom in your My Pressable Control Panel or send us an e-mail to help@pressable.com.

Database Connection Errors

17:25 UTC – Our systems team is currently investigating database connection errors that are affecting some sites. We are actively monitoring the situation and will update this post with more information as we have it.

17:45 UTC – The root cause of the database connection issue has been identified and resolved. We are working on some changes to prevent it from happening again. Apologies for the inconvenience to all affected by this brief outage.

Intercom Chat Outage

10:37 UTC – The Intercom team have reported that this issue has now been resolved. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

10:08 UTC – The Intercom team are experiencing some intermittent outages which is currently affecting our chat functionality. Their team are working on resolving the issue, but there may be some delays in our responses while that happens.

We will update this post once the issue has been resolved. Apologies for any inconvenience.

WordPress 5.7.1

All sites on the Pressable platform have been automatically updated to WordPress 5.7.1 This minor version release includes the various small bug fixes.

For a detailed list of the changes included in this version, please check the version history HERE.