“Thousands of WordPress sites have become broken since updating to WordPress 5.5. WP 5.5 deprecated support for jQuery Migrate may have caused at least 10,000 broken sites. An issue with how themes handle pagination is causing other sites to break after updating to 5.5.”
jQuery Migrate is a library that acts like a bridge for older code to function on WordPress.
However when publishers stick to an older theme, particularly one that is no longer being updated, compatibility issues eventually creep in and that’s what happened with WordPress 5.5.”
How to Fix jQuery Migrate Bug
Older plugins that are abandoned can become a security risk. Better to update to a new and well maintained plugin than continue using a plugin that might have security issues.
The name of the plugin is called, Enable jQuery Migrate Helper.
You can download the Enable jQuery Migrate Helper plugin here.
We can vouch for it, it fixed many an issue on our wordpress sites.
Does your marketing agency stay on top of their technical chops? If your website is often the first impression your prospect makes of your company, a bug can ruin that relationship before it ever starts.