Dev Chat Agenda, March 30, 2022

(Update to blogblog (versus network, site) posts section 30/3/2022 with blockBlock 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. theme discussion links, GutenbergGutenberg The 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. 12.9, 6.0 walkthrough post)
This is the agenda for the weekly WordPress developers chat meeting, held weekly on Wednesdays at 20:00 UTC in the Make WordPress CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

1. Welcome

Dev Chat summary from March 23, 2022

2. Announcements

What’s new in Gutenberg 12.9 (March 30, 2022)

3. Blog posts for dev chat awareness

  • A Week in Core (March 28, 2022)
  • Ask your questions on the Full Site Editing (FSE) program – this third round closes on March 30, 2022
  • The new pattern creator is live – you can build, edit, and submit block patterns to the Pattern Directory. Open to anyone with a The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. user account.
  • Enabling WebP by default (March 28, 2022)
  • Examples for extending WordPress/Gutenberg with blocksGitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. repo. Call for reviewers and new examples, @welcher
  • Learn WordPress Social Learning spaces MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area. has regular discussions by @daisyo on Block Themes on Fridays via WordPress Social Learning
  • Learn WordPress resources published in March 2022 (link to come)

4. Releases update

a) Next major releasemajor release A release, identified by the first two numbers (3.6), which is the focus of a full release cycle and feature development. WordPress uses decimaling count for major release versions, so 2.8, 2.9, 3.0, and 3.1 are sequential and comparable in scope.: 6.0

Updates from the release squad.

Update on the 6.0 walkthrough planned for 5 April 2022

Useful links

WordPress 6.0 development cycle
Bug Scrub schedule for 6.0 – this is updated regularly so do check-in with the latest dates.

WordPress 6.0 planning update (March 11, 2022)

WordPress 6.0 Editor Tasks project board
WordPress 6.0 Dev Notes project board

b) Next minor releaseMinor Release A set of releases or versions having the same minor version number may be collectively referred to as .x , for example version 5.2.x to refer to versions 5.2, 5.2.1, 5.2.3, and all other versions in the 5.2 (five dot two) branch of that software. Minor Releases often make improvements to existing features and functionality.: 5.9.3

Updates from @mamaduka and @audrasjb.

5. Open Floor

If you are a component maintainer and have an update to share or request, you can highlight it in Open Floor. It helps the meeting flow to know if you have a particular ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker.(s) to raise ahead of dev chat.

You can also add any other requests for the meeting to the comments area on this agenda too. Thanks.

This ticket needs a patchpatch 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. and has therefore been moved to 5.9.4. The bugbug A 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. is reproducible.

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