Among possible issues after WordPress 5.6 update are:
- Broken frontend
- Missing slider
- Page builder does not work
- Non-working Theme Options
- Errors in the Console
Older themes and plugins using deprecated jQuery syntax will break like they did with WordPress 5.5. Therefore, the first step is to update all the installed plugins. Most our themes already include Themerex Updater plugin allowing to quickly upgrade all the bundled plugins directly in the Dashboard.
After the plugin installation, navigate to Appearance > Themerex Updater and enter your purchase code.
Then you can update the plugins in Dashboard > Updates, just scroll down to section “Active theme components: Plugins”.
Page Builder Settings
- In case you use Elementor builder to set up content on the site, then it is very important to disable option “Load scripts asynchronously” in Themerex Addons -> General settings. You may find these settings either under “Appearance” menu or in the Theme Panel.
With these simple steps in mind, you can proceed with WordPress update to 5.6. in the Dashboard -> Updates. To be on the safe side, please make sure you have a website backup.