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Found a bugbugA bug is an error or unexpected result. Performance improvements, code optimization, and are considered enhancements, not defects. After feature freeze, only bugs are dealt with, with regressions (adverse changes from the previous version) being the highest priority.?Create a ticket in the bug tracker.
GutenbergGutenbergThe Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ is back to a regular schedule after a great WCUS in Nashville which included many conversations and exchanges of ideas. If you missed it, checkout Matt’s State of the Word presentation for an overview of how the year has gone and what lies ahead for Gutenberg. (It also includes a demo of the pluginPluginA 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 in action.) It was great to have new people helping at contributor dayContributor DayContributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. and submitting pull requests. Thanks!
This release introduces global reusable blocks as the main highlight, but there are also improvements to templates (ability to lock them down), versioning blockBlockBlock is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. attributes so markup can be migrated, and many extensibility additions as well as bugbugA bug is an error or unexpected result. Performance improvements, code optimization, and are considered enhancements, not defects. After feature freeze, only bugs are dealt with, with regressions (adverse changes from the previous version) being the highest priority. fixes.
Add ability to lock down the editor when using templates so edits can happen but blocks can't be removed, moved, nor added.
Handle and upgrade deprecated blocks. This allows to migrate attributes without invalidating blocks and an important part of the block APIAPIAn API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways..
Expose packages/hooksHooksIn WordPress theme and development, hooks are functions that can be applied to an action or a Filter in WordPress. Actions are functions performed when a certain event occurs in WordPress. Filters allow you to modify certain functions. Arguments used to hook both filters and actions look the same. public API under wp.hooks.
Introduces withFilters higher-order component to make component filtering easier.
Introduces compose function to unify composing higher-order components.
Exposes hook for Block component.
Updated demo post with a nicer presentation for people to test with.
Convert unknown shortcodes to ShortcodeShortcodeA shortcode is a placeholder used within a WordPress post, page, or widget to insert a form or function generated by a plugin in a specific location on your site. block when pasting.
PrefetchmetaMetaMeta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress.-boxes and don't reload them on save.
Close sidebar when resizing from non mobile breakpoints to mobile sizes.
Apply content autop disabling filterFilterFilters 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.before do_blocks. Also fixes case where server-side rendered blocks produce extraneous whitespace in output.
Fix horizontal overflow for selects with long names in sidebarSidebarA sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme..
Fix case where link modal closes upon typing into UrlInput when toolbar is docked to the paragraph.
Fix issue with vertical arrow keys leaking to horizontal menu when toolbar is fixed to block.
Fix keyboard trap in the form token component and improve accessibilityAccessibilityAccessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility).