The WordPress coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. development team builds WordPress! Follow this site for general updates, status reports, and the occasional code debate. There’s lots of ways to contribute:
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.
For reference, check out the previous blogblog(versus network, site) post from March 24th:
Things that have been discussed in the last two meetings:
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 Conflicts (#146) We discussed the rewrite rules conflicts that might currently happen with certain plugins. A consensus hasn’t been reached so far, but it could actually be declared a non-issue: if plugin A overrides the default sitemap functionality, that might be intended behavior. Current status: needs decision.
Rewrite Rules (#147) A change was proposed to improve the way rewrite rules are registered for sitemaps. This would avoid having to flush rewrite rules when custom providers are added. Current status: needs contributors.
Last modified date (#145) The PR to remove all traces of lastmod has been updated to include documentation. Current status: needs reviews.
Filterable query args #137 has been closed in anticipation of an improved solution to 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. query arguments. Current status: needs PR.
Private sites (#138) Current status: PR needs some work
Roadmap WordPress 5.5 is ought to be released in August. We need to continue working on the feature pluginFeature PluginA plugin that was created with the intention of eventually being proposed for inclusion in WordPress Core. See Features as Plugins. so we have something merge-able in May or June. The tentative roadmap would be:
Fix remaining big issues – April
Refactor code to be closer to WP coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. standards, add safeguards so nothing breaks after merge – April