Emoji Feature Plugin for 4.2

It’s time for a weekend fun feature! Now that #21212 is complete, WordPress kind of supports Emoji (for the 60% of WordPress sites using MySQLMySQL MySQL is a relational database management system. A database is a structured collection of data where content, configuration and other options are stored. https://www.mysql.com/. 5.5+, and the 30-40% (by usage) of browsers that natively display Emoji – including when Chrome for OS X adds support in the next month or so).

In order to complete this support, I’ve created a feature pluginFeature Plugin A plugin that was created with the intention of eventually being proposed for inclusion in WordPress Core. See Features as Plugins. called x1f4a9, which makes use of Twitter’s Open SourceOpen Source Open Source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified. Open Source **must be** delivered via a licensing model, see GPL. twemoji icon set, the same as WordPress.comWordPress.com An online implementation of WordPress code that lets you immediately access a new WordPress environment to publish your content. WordPress.com is a private company owned by Automattic that hosts the largest multisite in the world. This is arguably the best place to start blogging if you have never touched WordPress before. https://wordpress.com/ recently added.

I’ve added a few tickets to the GithubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. https://github.com/ project, feel free to add any others you think of, and pull requests are always welcome! If you’d like to test the 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, daily builds are available from the plugin repo.

(And if you’re using MySQL older than 5.5, please pay special attention to this ticket.)

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