19 tickets closed during the 5.8 cycle, and some of the remaining bugs are already in the 5.9 milestone.
So what else should happen soon? To help set priorities for upcoming releases, please check out the groups of open tickets below. Hopefully you’ll find a ticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. that interests you.
Content and arrangement
The first two tickets here suggest a long-term direction for the toolbar content and the order of links.
- Audit toolbar links and content: includes exploration in the now-inactive Toolbar Experiments plugin 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.
- Rearrange top-level toolbar items to make more sense with full-site editing.
These four are potential short-term enhancements.
Showing the right elements in the right context
Ultimately, a good implementation of this could keep users from accidentally opening the profile dropdown when they navigate near the Publish button. And it could fix up to three reported bugs:
Two tickets address long dropdown menus:
Other potential fixes and improvements can help the user experience.
The first three CSS tickets below are bugs.
These three are enhancements.
Props to @marybaum for reviewing and editing this post, plus @sergeybiryukov for reviewing it.