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.
“What’s new in 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/…” posts (labeled with the #gutenberg-newtagtagA directory in Subversion. WordPress uses tags to store a single snapshot of a version (3.6, 3.6.1, etc.), the common convention of tags in version control systems. (Not to be confused with post tags.)) are posted following every Gutenberg release on a biweekly basis, discovering new features included in each release. As a reminder, here’s an overview of different ways to keep up with Gutenberg and the Full Site Editing project.
This week we want to bring special attention to the 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) improvements that are continually happening in the project. Thanks to all those working to make Gutenberg usable by all!
Focus now correctly returns to the list view button after closing out of list view—saving a lot of trouble to get back to where you were before opening it.
More improvements are in place for the block insertersidebarSidebarA 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.. The search input now receives focus when it is opened. And, for screen readers, the close button was added to the desktop view to ensure consistency with the mobile view.
Post publish panel categories reminder
It can be easy to forget to add tags or categories to a post before publishing. A suggestion for adding tags already existed in the publish panel, but now there is also a suggestion for assigning a category to the post that will show up if a categoryCategoryThe 'category' taxonomy lets you group posts / content together that share a common bond. Categories are pre-defined and broad ranging. is not already assigned.
CoreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. blocks recategorization
More blocks have been recategorized as theme blocks in the inserter to help encourage correct usage of these blocks and clarify their functionality. The following blocks can now be found in the theme category:
Accessibility improvements for 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. Inserter. (37357)
Try possibly better method for Block Inserter Search focus. (37793)
Accessibility improvements for List View Part 1. (37798)
Improve successful draft save notification for screen readers. (37683)
Post ExcerptExcerptAn excerpt is the description of the blog post or page that will by default show on the blog archive page, in search results (SERPs), and on social media. With an SEO plugin, the excerpt may also be in that plugin’s metabox.: Add to and from Post Content transformations. (37651)
Search: Improve escaping on the search block. (37829)
Page List: Add menu-item-home class to Navigation for front page. (37301)
Columns: Avoid using CSSCSSCascading Style Sheets. variables for block gap styles. (37436)
Comments Pagination Next: Fix accidental division by zero. (37788)
Gallery: Pass any custom attributes through the gallery v2 migrationMigrationMoving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies. script. (37812)
Gallery: Remove warning notice about mobile version required. (37842)
Navigation: HTMLHTMLHyperText Markup Language. The semantic scripting language primarily used for outputting content in web browsers. tags like inline images in nav links break submenu layout. (37665)
Navigation: Set the default for –navigation-layout-align to “flex-start” when using vertical orientation. (37696)
Navigation: Fix overlay menu errant focus style on scrim. (37824)
Page List: Show UIUIUser interface warning if Pages cannot be retrieved in Page List block. (37486)
Page List: Update page list flex variables to match navigation. (37718)
Post Comments: Tidy up Post Comments default styling. (37709)
Post Content: Check for nextpage to display page links for paginated posts. (37672)
Query LoopLoopThe Loop is PHP code used by WordPress to display posts. Using The Loop, WordPress processes each post to be displayed on the current page, and formats it according to how it matches specified criteria within The Loop tags. Any HTML or PHP code in the Loop will be processed on each post. https://codex.wordpress.org/The_Loop.: Use gap for the grid view. (37711)
Query Loop: Check for zeroqueryId on initialization. (37867)
Site logo: Fix range control on landscape logos. (37733)
ConfirmDialog: Use 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. from wordpress/elements. (37771)
CustomSelectControl: Stop keypresses being caught by other elements when they happen. (30557)
Restore canvas padding for classic themes. (37741)
Fix broken ‘Redo’ by removing faulty logic for discarding unsaved Logo changes. (37895)
Fix redo after update/publish with transient edits. (37840)
Templates 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.
Link control: Translate empty link string. (36975)
Reduce specificity of legacy font sizes defined by core. (37819)
Fix aria-modal attribution with multiple navs on page. (37813)
Template Mode: Trim long post titles in large viewports. (37720)
Contextualize “Export” string to differentiate it from other occurrences in WP Core. (37660)
Theme.json Schema: Fix appearanceTools in theme.json schema. (37762)
Theme.json Schema: Update theme.json schema to allow for per-block management of settings. (36746)
Add checkbox for updating schemas if appropriate. (37780)
Block API: Separate validation stage during block parsing. (37763)
Refactor SuggestionsList to use hooks and change class to function component. (36924)
Change the performance job folder structure to avoid nested node_modules. (37775)
Fix flaky test by using waitForResponse to ensure the URL details request completes. (37901)
Marking test that consistently fails as skipped. (37729)
wp-env: Replace TT1-Blocks with Empty Theme in the wp-env of gutenberg and CI. (37446)
wp-env: Show --help when no subcommand is passed. (32755)
Scripts: Scan block.json files to detect entry points for the build process. (37661)
Scripts: Add plugin-zip command to create a zip file for a WordPress 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. (37687)
And kudos to all the contributors who have submitted bugs, written code, designed components, added documentation, reviewed others’ contributions, and everything else that goes into making Gutenberg. 👏