WordPress 5.2 Beta 1 Status Update

WordPress 5.2 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. 1 was scheduled to be released yesterday, March 21, 2019.

At the time of writing, there are two remaining tickets which need to be committed or punted before beta 1 can be released. Both of these tickets have patches that are ready to commit: they implement the functionality that they’re expected to, any remaining issues with these features can be addressed during the beta period.

With that in mind, the WordPress 5.2 Beta 1 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. date only needs to be pushed back one day, to March 22, 2019.

Thank you everyone for the work you’ve put in to get us here! If you have some time to review the tickets linked above, all input is greatly appreciated. 💖