Week in Core, March 29th – April 4th 2017

Welcome back the latest issue of Week in Core, covering changes [40348-40375]. Here are the highlights:

  • 28 commits
  • 29 contributors
  • 81 tickets created
  • 8 tickets reopened
  • 51 tickets closed
    Ticket numbers based on trac timeline for the period above. The following is a summary of commits, organized by component.

Code Changes


Bundled Theme

  • Twenty Seventeen: Use esc_attr_e() for translatable strings in HTML attributes. [40374] #40216
  • Twenty Seventeen: Declare jQuery as a dependency for navigation.js. [40373] #40224



  • Change the embed_autourls option filter from default_option_* to pre_option_* to avoid a DB query. [40360] #38924


  • Remove an extra slash between .mo file path and name in load_muplugin_textdomain(). [40362] #39168


  • Use correct capitalization for PHPMailer methods in wp_mail(). [40363] #39702


  • Accessibility: Improve the Media Library inline uploader accessibility. [40359] #37188

Networks and Sites

  • Multisite: Fix wp_get_sites() to return an unlimited amount of sites when passing a falsy limit argument. [40372] #39879, #35791
  • Multisite: Add $network_id parameter to get_user_count(). [40371] #37866
  • Multisite: Support the $network_id parameter of get_blog_count(). [40370] #37865
  • Multisite: Correct documentation for site status change hooks. [40352] #40287
  • Multisite: Add deleted_blog action after site has been deleted. [40351] #25584

Posts, Post Types

  • Introduce post_date_column_status filter for post status text in list tables’ Date column. [40361] #39545

Press This

  • Reorder post format icon styles for consistency with get_post_format_strings(). [40356] #40304
  • Add missing icons for Chat and Status post formats. [40355] #40304

Quick/Bulk Edit


  • JS Client – Enable connecting to multiple endpoints. [40364] #39683
  • Tests: Remove a couple of invalid error assertions. [40350] #40270


  • Invalidate term query caches when setting or deleting term relationships. [40353-40354] #40306
  • Fix typo in $aria_checked variable name in Walker_Category_Checklist::start_el(). [40348] #40295

Thanks to @adamsilverstein, @afercia, @boonebgorges, @bor0, @chesio, @davidbenton, @dhanendran, @dlh, @ejner69, @flixos90, @iandunn, @jeremyfelt, @jnylen0, @johnbillion, @johnjamesjacoby, @karmatosed, @lucasstark, @mantismamita, @mboynes, @menakas, @mt8.biz, @nsundberg, @pauldewouters, @pbearne, @reidbusi, @SergeyBiryukov, @Soean, @swissspidy, and @westonruter for their contributions!