This is a bug fix release for the 3.x series of Joomla fixing bugs which were reported after the 3.8.0 release.
What's in Joomla! 3.8.1?
Joomla! 3.8.1 addresses several bugs reported after the 3.8.0 release, including:
- Fix handling of image srcset attribute #17978
- Some plugin events were triggered multiple times #18066
- Redirect plugin not redirecting correctly #17997
- Removed checks causing some admin menu items to be hidden #18156
- LDAP login broken #17989
Update instructions - Please read before updating