Core Dev Chat Notes for Jan 6

Announcements

4.5 Schedule

  • The schedule for 4.5 has been posted: https://make.wordpress.org/core/version-4-5-project-schedule/
  • 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. chat is scheduled to garner feedback, and also to propose 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 ideas. Next Tuesday Jan 12th, at 21:00 UTC (the dev chat time)

Focus Runthru

  • CustomizerCustomizer Tool built into WordPress core that hooks into most modern themes. You can use it to preview and modify many of your site’s appearance settings.@westonruter reported on & @karmatosed, @melchoyce, @valendesigns and @michaelarestad expressed interest in
    • Features in progress: Customize Pane Resizer, Customize Device Preview. Customize Setting Validation, Create page stubs for adding nav menu items.
    • Features ready: Transactions and Selective Refresh
  • Edit/Publish Flow@michaelarestad
    • Blogblog (versus network, site) post coming soon, incremental steps towards improving the new post and publishing process.
  • Image-centric@joemcgill #33642
    • Finish work on improving compression of images
  • No More Mixed Content (httpsHTTPS HTTPS is an acronym for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure. HTTPS is the secure version of HTTP, the protocol over which data is sent between your browser and the website that you are connected to. The 'S' at the end of HTTPS stands for 'Secure'. It means all communications between your browser and the website are encrypted. This is especially helpful for protecting sensitive data like banking information. improvements) – @johnbillion leading & @jeremyfelt, @richardtape, @eric expressed interest

Open Floor

  • @tollmanz working on alloptions issues #31245
  • @karmatosed mentioned comment editing and comment types #35214
  • @mike wants to keep the ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. closing momentum going
  • @jeremyfelt working on WP_Site and starting multisitemultisite Used to describe a WordPress installation with a network of multiple blogs, grouped by sites. This installation type has shared users tables, and creates separate database tables for each blog (wp_posts becomes wp_0_posts). See also network, blog, site office hours again on Tuesday January 17, at 21:00 UTC #core-multisite.
  • @markoheijnen working on XML-RPC tickets
  • General discussion or media management & how to make it better

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#4-5, #dev-chat