26 Jun

ACF PRO 5.7.0 RC3

Another step closer to launching version 5.7!
Thanks to everyone who is helping test 👍

ACF PRO 5.7.0 RC3 is now available for testing. This includes all the new awesome features shown in the ACF PRO 5.7.0 – New Architecture for New Features announcement.

To test ACF PRO 5.7.0-RC3, please login to your store account and click the See all versions link alongside your license. Download, extract and replace ‘advanced-custom-fields-pro’ plugin folder contents.

Think you’ve found a bug? Please post in detail a new support ticket.


This new Release Candidate contains some major optimizations to the “Edit Field Group” page which results in faster page load times ⚡️!

  • Added major optimizations to the field group edit screen (loads super fast!)
  • Fixed bug causing 3rd party field type names from being displayed when editing a field object
  • Fixed incorrect endHeight when deleting a field object
  • Fixed missing error when deleting last flexible content layout setting
  • Fixed bug preventing flexible content layouts from reordering
  • Added “layout_” prefix to flexible content layout key
  • Fixed bug causing validation to ignore empty select fields
  • Fixed bug causing JS error if URL field is initialized when visually hidden
  • Fixed missing logic that temporarily disables a tinymce instance when being drag-dropped
  • Fixed bug causing JS error during basic file upload (Tools > Import)
  • Fixed bug causing JS errors when navigating through media grid
  • Fixed bugs in conditional logic when duplicating flexible content layouts


Alongside this new Release Candidate, we are thrilled to share with you our new JavaScript API 🙌! This new doc showcases a lot of the awesome you can expect from ACF version 5.7 as well as some useful information about compatibility and changes to our actions and filters 😀. There is still lots of work to be done on this resource, so please let us know if you have any questions, or spot anything odd.

What’s next?

We’ll continue testing relentlessly over the next week and release 5.7 early next week 🚀. Stay tuned for updates on our blog and twitter.