The WordPress 5.9 Beta 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 has landed, after a lot of very hard work by a lot of very dedicated contributors. Please download and test! Also, in the beta period, work pivots to focus only on bugs that have shown up since feature freeze on November 8.
WordPress 5.8.2 is also live, and you should update. Minor releases usually fix bugs and patch A 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. vulnerabilities.
Blog (versus network, site) posts of note
@annezazu has published this guide to testing the FSE features.
This Editor Chat Summary from @get_dave is a good place to find the latest on the block Block 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.
@audrasjb has the latest issue of A Week in Core.
And remember that we’re on a revised release schedule.
Got other posts that should get the Core Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team’s attention? Please add them in the comments.
The current release is version 5.9, and we are now in beta. There is much to discuss.
If you maintain a component and need help with beta fixes or other blockers as the 5.9 release moves forward, please plan to join the chat and update the group.
Add your topic to the comments, and enjoy priority for your topic at the beginning of Open Floor.
See you Wednesday at 20:00 UTC!