WordPress 4.9.1 Update Available

WordPress receives additional improvements and bugfixes with WordPress 4.9.1.

As always, Managed WordPress websites will be updated by 1&1 automatically. In addition, we constantly protect your WordPress websites, through technical measures such as firewalls and filters, even before the updates have been implemented.

If you have installed WordPress yourself or use a standard installation from the 1&1 App Center, you can update to 4.9.1 from your WordPress Dashboard. Select Updates and click Update Now.

If you prefer to update manually, you can download WordPress 4.9.1 here.

What’s new in WordPress 4.9.1?

For a complete list of all bug fixes and improvements please see the official WordPress 4.9.1 release notes.

Learn more about WordPress 4.9

WordPress 4.9 brings important improvements and new functions for the Customizer so that you can more easily adjust your site’s design. You can now send a link to share drafts of your changes with your team, publish changes at scheduled times and even lock your changes from editing by other designers.


WordPress 4.9 also offers a new gallery widget and an improved text widget that supports images, audio and videos.

Learn more about WordPress 4.9


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4 thoughts on “WordPress 4.9.1 Update Available

  1. I am the web master for this web site currently in development. I just tried to log in and I am not aboe to get to the word press site. Please help!

    Joe Denniston

    1. 1and1help says:

      Hi Joe,
      as I can see, you contacted our support already and you have access now.

      Martin, 1&1

  2. Rafael says:


    one of the WordPress 4.9.1 Requeriments is PHP 7.2, but 1&1 use PHP 7.2 Beta, so it is not recommended use this PHP version on productive versions. How can I use the last stable version of WordPress?

    Thank you and regards

    1. 1and1help says:

      Hi Rafael,

      PHP 7.2 is not beta anymore, it’s now the latest stable release 🙂

      Martin, 1&1

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