Version 0.20.3 released

WordPress 4.4 loads a few new files in wp-settings.php relating to oEmbed and the REST APIREST API The REST API is an acronym for the RESTful Application Program Interface (API) that uses HTTP requests to GET, PUT, POST and DELETE data. It is how the front end of an application (think “phone app” or “website”) can communicate with the data store (think “database” or “file system”) Because WP-CLIWP-CLI WP-CLI is the Command Line Interface for WordPress, used to do administrative and development tasks in a programmatic way. The project page is has a custom wp-settings-cli.php (background), WP-CLI v0.20.3 is a compatibility release to load these new files.

Importantly, due to the nature of these changes, WP-CLI versions prior to 0.20.3 will be incompatible with WordPress 4.4.

Stay tuned next week for WP-CLI v0.21.0 (which is also compatible with WordPress 4.4), the results of the user survey, and a special announcement.

You can browse the full list of resolved issues on GithubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner.

Contributors to this release: danielbachhuber, kraftbj, rmccue