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 our bug tracker.
We’ve recently discussed how to best move forward with icons in WordPress. The 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. editor uses SVG icons directly, and the rest of WordPress uses the Dahsicons icon font. One of the challenges with an icon font is that it’s one big compiled “sprite”, and so even though it gets cached well, for every icon you add the sprite grows bigger. With SVG you include just the icons you need.
Dashicons were originally brought into CoreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. as part of the MP6 project that redesigned the entire WordPress adminadmin(and super admin) (see #25858). A lot has changed over the last 7+ years and it’s time to explore better, more efficient ways to manage icons in WordPress Core.
This update will be the final update to the Dashicons icon font in WordPress Core.
Don’t worry, the Dashicons font is not going anywhere. It will continue to be bundled with WordPress in future releases. However, requests to add new icons to the font will no longer be accepted.