New committers for 4.6!

Each cycle, the lead developers review guest and potential committers. We’ve been taking the time to assign each new committercommitter A developer with commit access. WordPress has five lead developers and four permanent core developers with commit access. Additionally, the project usually has a few guest or component committers - a developer receiving commit access, generally for a single release cycle (sometimes renewed) and/or for a specific component. a dedicated mentor and ensure we’re getting feedback from and giving it to existing committers, so it took us a little longer to put it all together this time around. Without further ado, we’ve got two new guest committers and two new permanent committers!

First up, we have Joe McGill (@joemcgill), whose work on responsive images both as 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 and post-merge has proven invaluable over the last few releases. He has also been serving as a component maintainer for the extensive media component. I look forward to his continued work in this area, as well as other features and parts of coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress..

Next, Peter Wilson (@peterwilsoncc) will be joining our Australian contingent of committers. Peter has shown solid judgment and admirable tenacity in chasing down tricky issues across a number of areas, especially as we’re approaching the finish line. The trickiest things always get left for last, and help in those areas is always appreciated.

Finally, I’m happy to announce that Ella Van Dorpe (@iseulde) and Weston Ruter (@westonruter) are now permanent committers. Their continuous stewardship of the editor and 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. respectively have been exemplary, and we have all been enjoying the great strides that have been made in these areas thanks in large part to them.

Please join me in congratulating everyone!

Update: Additionally, all current guest committers have had their commit renewed for the cycle.