3 Aug

ACF 6.2 RC1 Released

By Matt Shaw

ACF and ACF PRO 6.2 RC 1 is now available for download 🎉!

This release includes several bug fixes to issues found during testing for Beta 1, as well as the security fix that was released in ACF 6.1.8. ACF PRO users can download this version from the “My Account” section on our site, and the free version can be found on GitHub.

👨‍💻 Please find the release notes below. And for the latest ACF news, follow us on Twitter @wp_acf.


  • Security Fix – This release resolves a stored XSS vulnerability in admin screens with ACF post type and taxonomy labels (Thanks to Satoo Nakano and Ryotaro Imamura)
  • Enhancement – The filename for JSON files can now be customized with the acf/json/save_file_name filter
  • Fix – The newline added to the end of JSON files will now use PHP_EOL to detect the correct newline character
  • Fix – The acf/settings/enable_options_pages_ui filter now works as expected
  • Fix – Using the block_type_metadata_settings PHP filter to add usesContext values no longer breaks ACF blocks
  • Fix – Notice to import post types/taxonomies from CPTUI no longer flashes on page load
  • Fix – Various buttons for fields in blocks now display correctly
  • Fix – The settings for the DateTime field are no longer cut off when nested in several fields in the field group editor

🙌 Thanks to everyone who helped make this release possible.

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