The Upcoming Week in 4.7: 12 September – 18 September

This is the jump-start post for the third week of the WordPress 4.7 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. cycle. This release is off to a 🚀 start, and there are 5 weeks remaining for feature projects to be merged. 

Priorities this week:

#17817: do_action/apply_filters/etc. recursion on same filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Hooks. They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. kills underlying call landed recently.  Please 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). sure to read the associated post and test.

42 tickets currently milestoned for 4.7 need a patchpatch A special text file that describes changes to code, by identifying the files and lines which are added, removed, and altered. It may also be referred to as a diff. A patch can be applied to a codebase for testing. or unit tests.

A Media WidgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. is a commonly requested feature; get involved with #32417 if you would like to make it a reality.

CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. meetings this week:

All meetings in the WordPress Slack #core channel unless specified otherwise.

Things to do this week:

#4-7, #jump-starts