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 releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. 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 sitesite (versus network, blog) and there is no easy fix at the moment – we probably need to switch from direct image links in posts to using shortcodes and makemake A collection of P2 blogs at make.wordpress.org, which are the home to a number of contributor groups, including core development (make/core, formerly "wpdevel"), the UI working group (make/ui), translators (make/polyglots), the theme reviewers (make/themes), resources for plugin authors (make/plugins), and the accessibility working group (make/accessibility). 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ 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.

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