Introducing auto-updates interface for Core major versions in WordPress 5.6
WordPress 5.6 introduces a new UI to allow website administrators to opt-in to major versions automatic updates.
This feature follows plugins and themes auto-updates user interface which was shipped in WordPress 5.5. Both are part of the 9 WordPress Core projects for 2019-2020.
For reference, see ticket #50907.
How does it look?
The core auto-updates feature already exists for years in WordPress. WP 5.6 only introduces a new user interface to make it easier to opt-in to automatic updates for major versions.
By default, WordPress auto-updates itself, but only for minor releases. Developers can already opt-in to major releases auto-updates
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