Summary of Dec 10th Dev Chat

  • 2.9 is getting close with about 30 tickets remaining.
    • The majority feel that the new default post is too verbose and blurs the line between content and documentation too much so we are going to remove it from this release and revisit the concept of better post-install user experience for 3.0
    • We are going to remove the TrashTrash Trash in WordPress is like the Recycle Bin on your PC or Trash in your Macintosh computer. Users with the proper permission level (administrators and editors) have the ability to delete a post, page, and/or comments. When you delete the item, it is moved to the trash folder where it will remain for 30 days. support from Media because it does not have a consistent experience and the moment. You can easily end up with images that have been Trashed still visible in the content of your site and there is no easy fix at the moment – we probably need to switch from direct image links in posts to using shortcodes and make other changes before this part of the Trash feature is rock solid.
  • Oembed discovery of unknown sites will be disabled by default and the adminadmin (and super admin) ui option to turn this on will be removed and replace by filters/hooksHooks In WordPress theme and development, hooks are functions that can be applied to an action or a Filter in WordPress. Actions are functions performed when a certain event occurs in WordPress. Filters allow you to modify certain functions. Arguments used to hook both filters and actions look the same. to make it easy for a pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party to do if a user wants to opt for this unsafe option – we would rather they let us know of other sites that should be whitelisted by default as they are trusted.
  • Jane filled us in on the current status of the “Canonical” plugins name vote current numbers CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.: 1130, 34% Official 818, 24% Canonical 563, 17% Validated 399, 12% Other 215, 6% Standard 175, 5% Premium 55 2% In the Other bucket, there were a lot of votes for certified, verified, recommended, approved and a bunch of others meaning generally the same thing. Also a couple suggesting we use “core extensions'” instead of core plugins. The general favourite among those present was also with the core name. We will wait until the poll has finished and then review the overall results.