This site was just updated. Refresh now for the latest version?

I occasionally see this message popping up on Discourse hosted on

Does this mean the core software has been updated?

Exactly. It means that a new version has been deployed to your instance.


Thank you. Which leads me on to:

Is there something I can subscribe to that tells me that this is going to happen and a list of changes that have been or are about to be made?

Not so essential for bug fixes, but for other changes and enhancements it would be very useful to know this ahead of time.

I believe you can get all that information from GitHub: Commits · discourse/discourse · GitHub

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Thank you Kevin.

I was hoping for some form of service announcement as in your Discourse instance will be updated at xxx and the following is a list of changes.


We do write up blog entries for major releases, you can find those at