WordPress 4.7.1 security update available

WordPress receives additional security improvements with WordPress 4.7.1. This is a security release that includes fixes for critical vulnerabilities and improvements for WordPress 4.7 and lower and is recommended for all WordPress users.

As always, Managed WordPress websites will be updated by 1&1 automatically. If you have installed WordPress yourself or use a standard installation from the 1&1 App Center, you can update to 4.7.1 from your WordPress Dashboard.  Select Updates and click Update Now.

If you prefer to update manually, you can download WordPress 4.7.1 here.

What’s new in WordPress 4.7.1?

For a complete list of all bug fixes and improvements please see the official WordPress 4.7.1 release notes.

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4 thoughts on “WordPress 4.7.1 security update available

  1. Konomi Kita says:

    Failed to automatically update to WordPress 4.7.1. with the message below. What should I do next?
    “The update cannot be installed because we will be unable to copy some files. This is usually due to inconsistent file permissions.: wp-admin/includes/update-core.php
    Installation Failed”

    1. 1and1help says:

      Hi Konomi,

      that was a mistake by us. So for now, please ignore that message. We will update your WordPress installation automatically within the next days.

      Best regards,
      Michael, 1&1

  2. olutoye says:

    i can’t access my website wroofz.com for the past two day please really want to know what is happening.

    1. 1and1help says:


      all I can say is that in your case this does not have to do anything with the WordPress update. Please get in touch with our support team.

      Michael, 1&1

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