14 Jan

ACF 5.9.4 Release

Advanced Custom Fields version 5.9.4 is now available. We you had a wonderful holiday period and are feeling fresh for another exciting year of WordPress development πŸ„β€β™‚οΈπŸ„β€β™€οΈβ˜€οΈ!

This release contains support for the latest PHP and jQuery version alongside a number of improvements for both the ACF and ACF PRO plugins, which we hope you enjoy.

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’» Please find the release notes below. And for the latest ACF news, follow us on Twitter @wp_acf.


  • Enhancement – Added PHP validation for the Email field (previously relied solely on browser validation).
  • Fix – Added support for PHP 8.0 (fixed logged warnings).
  • Fix – Added support for jQuery 3.5 (fixed logged warnings).
  • Fix – Fixed bug causing WYSIWYG field to appear unresponsive within the Gutenberg editor.
  • Fix – Fixed regression preventing “blog_%d” and “site_%d” as valid $post_id values for custom Taxonomy terms.
  • Fix – Fixed bug causing Radio field label to select first choice.
  • Fix – Fixed bug preventing preloading blocks that contain multiple parent DOM elements.
  • i18n – Updated Japanese translation thanks to Ryo Takahashi.
  • i18n – Updated Portuguese translation thanks to Pedro MendonΓ§a.


πŸ™Œ Thanks to everyone who helped make this release possible.