5.0 / Gutenberg Status Update – Nov 13

Current open PRs for review: 44 in 4.4 Milestones (+9)
Current open issues milestoned RC: 148 (-14)
Current open issues milestoned 5.0.0: 3 (+1)
Current open issues milestoned 5.0.1: 2
Current open issues milestoned 5.0.x (fast follow): 19 (+4)
Current betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process.: Beta 4, released today.
Current 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: 4.3, released yesterday.
Next beta: Beta 5, planned for Thursday.

Note: this is a daily update on progress towards WordPress 5.0, as outlined in this post. This status update is also shared in the #core-editor channel in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/..