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.
These “CoreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Editor Improvement…” posts (labeled with the #core-editor-improvementtagtagA 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 a series dedicated to highlighting various new features, improvements, and more from Core Editor related projects.
With Gutenberg 12.5 and the soon to be released 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/ 12.8, a 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. theme author can now bundle multiple sets of Styles with their theme, allowing anyone using the theme to quickly switch between them as shortcuts for customization. These different Style presets can change both settings available, like turning on/off font weight, and style options, like the default color palette. For a practical example of what this looks like, check out the quick demo below showing off how a theme could offer both light and dark Style presets:
This Styles feature gets even more exciting when it’s paired with new enhancements like the fonts API in theme.json coming to Gutenberg 12.8. That opens the door for a wide range of styles per theme — look for more and more themes to leverage this in the coming months. The following video shows off some new creative possibilities that are opened up by these new features in combination: