For reference, full WordPress 5.3 release schedule is available here.
Trac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub.https://core.trac.wordpress.org/. tickets progress reports and next steps
For now, milestone 5.3 contains 63 accessibility focused tickets:
- 32 tickets are closed as fixed
- 31 tickets are still open, distributed as follows:
- 23 defects/bugs
- 8 blessed tasks/enhancement, reopened for iteration during Beta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. cycle
For easy reference, all admin interface CSS CSS is an acronym for cascading style sheets. This is what controls the design or look and feel of a site. changes are now grouped under the “5-3-admin-css-changes” keyword.
- Tuesday 1st, October:
- Extra bug scrub scheduled at 16:00 UTCStart to punt defects/bugs without enough progress or still waiting for patch/testing/feedback
- Friday 4, October: bug scrub and weekly meeting
- Thursday 10, October (5 days before release candidate A beta version of software with the potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge. 1):
- Milestone should be cleared
- All the approved changes should be ready for release
Any help on the remaining tickets is welcome, including testing current patches. Discussion about tickets/patches/current implementation can happens at any time on the #accessibility channel in Making WordPress Slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. (requires registration).
Twenty Twenty accessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) focused issues
For now, Twenty Twenty has 20 accessibility focused issues:
Any help on the remaining issues is welcome.
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