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.
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/ 10.1 has been released! This release includes a number of nice enhancements and as usual many 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. In addition Full Site Editing, Widgets and Navigation screens and Global Styles saw many improvements.
Reusable blocks improvements
With the ongoing effort to improve the different user flows related to Reusable blocks we’ve seen tons of enhancements recently that are worth mentioning 🙂 .
Visual clarity of Reusable blocks has been improved with the Reusable 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.’s title displayed next to the block type in toolbar, in Navigation List and in Breadcrumbs. Towards the same direction if a child block is selected, the Reusable block is outlined making it easier to identify where the block starts and where it ends.
Another enhancementenhancementEnhancements are simple improvements to WordPress, such as the addition of a hook, a new feature, or an improvement to an existing feature. is the ability to modify the saved title of reusable block 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. inspector and the newest one is the enhanced creation flow, that also allows you to cancel the action.
Better clarity on the Image toolbar
The Image block’s toolbar has now better clarity by following the “metaMetaMeta 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., block level, inline” order in the block toolbar. This makes the grouping so much clearer and other blocks are going to follow :).
Spacing options for Social Links and Buttons
You can now set how the space between and around Social Links will be distributed. In addition more options were added to Buttons block.
Use a modal for the reusable blocks creation flow. (29040)
Show page titles special characters in the parent page selector. (29104)
Edit Post: Automatically connect a menu item with the pinnable sidebar 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. (29081)
Make Modal component use the aria.labelledby prop. (29020)
Fix adminadmin(and super admin) menu scroll on editor page. (28959)
Prioritize coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. blocks in the inserter. (28945)
Make the __experimentalCaptureToolbars option work reliably. (28905)
Ensure sticky tabs are in front of their panel’s descendants. (28562)
Navigation Component: Increase color and padding specificity. (28619)
Add note to indicate why priority queue callbacks may be undefined. (28337)
Keep initial formatting on paste for Preformatted and Verse components. (27781)
Do not use __experimentalSelector to check the panel title. (29264)
Add block deselection when clicking canvas background. (28876)
Improve experience for user creating their first menu. (28767)
Support skipping serialization in the color hook (block supports mechanism). (29142)
Fix invalidinvalidA resolution on the bug tracker (and generally common in software development, sometimes also notabug) that indicates the ticket is not a bug, is a support request, or is generally invalid. font-family list. (28960)
Set container classname dynamically depending on WidgetWidgetA WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. block. (26375)
Add Widgets REST APIREST APIThe REST API is an acronym for the RESTful Application Program Interface (API) that uses HTTP requests to GET, PUT, POST and DELETE data. It is how the front end of an application (think “phone app” or “website”) can communicate with the data store (think “database” or “file system”) https://developer.wordpress.org/rest-api/. changes from Core-51460. (29242)
Add 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. based Scrollable component wrapper. (28979)
Template Part: Fallback to missing state if slug or theme is invalid. (29041)
Fix misalignment with navigation toggle and headerHeaderThe header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes.. (29093)
Fix legacy widgets not previewing and widgets saving issue. (29111)
Fix server rendered widget not previewing. (29197)
Add 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) testing instructions. (28947)
Remove Font style, weight, decoration, and transform presets from the theme.json documentation. (29200)
Combobox Control: Update 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. doc. (28787)
Add Python 2.0 to other OSS licenses in license checker. (28968)
Create Block: Fix issue with processing unrelated engines. (29066)
Fix spacing in new contributor welcome message. (28958)
babel-plugin-makepot: Don’t transpile the package code. (28911)
Use Simple GitGitGit is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. Most modern plugin and theme development is being done with this version control system. https://git-scm.com/. instead of NodeGit. (28848)
Fix issue where mappings sources were not downloaded. (28930)
Changelog script: More fine-grained Changelogs for patchpatchA special text file that describes changes to code, by identifying the files and lines which are added, removed, and altered. It may also be referred to as a diff. A patch can be applied to a codebase for testing. releases. (28424)
Add a custom post typeCustom Post TypeWordPress can hold and display many different types of content. A single item of such a content is generally called a post, although post is also a specific post type. Custom Post Types gives your site the ability to have templated posts, to simplify the concept. icon. (29232)
The following benchmark compares performance for a particularly sizeable post (~36,000 words, ~1,000 blocks) over the last releases. Such a large post isn’t representative of the average editing experience but is adequate for spotting variations in performance.
KeyPress Event (typing)
Kudos to all the contributors that helped with the release. 👏