Release Notes: May 17, 2022

Newspack Plugin

  • Fixed a fatal error triggered by deactivating and reactivating WooCommerce.
  • Fixed a fatal error on the Newspack Advertising wizard when the Newspack Ads plugin is inactive


  • Improvements for accessibility in Homepage Posts and Post Carousel blocks


  • Minor bugfixes related to WordPress 6.0
  • Fixed placement of sponsor info when Jetpack’s Related Posts module is also active: now, sponsors should always appear before Related Posts.


  • Added new styles for Social Links blocks
  • Expanded visibility options to all available Newsletter blocks
  • Fixed a bug that prevented metadata and email HTML from being updated properly in some cases
  • Fixed a bug that prevented layouts from being updated


  • Added automated key/value targeting for post tags, authors, and sponsors


  • Fixed a bug that caused posts to appear sponsored when assigned a parent category that contains sponsored child categories