Editor chat summary: 31 August, 2022

This post summarizes the weekly editor chat meeting (agenda here) held on 2022-08-31 14:00 UTC. in Slack. Moderated by @andraganescu.

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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ pluginPlugin 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 releases

Key project updates

Key project updates:

Task Coordination


  • I’m looking for more feedback on the “Block-based template parts for Classic themes” – it is important as we’d like to ship this in the 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.



Open Floor

Announcements, questions and discussions.


Are there plans to prioritize [the blocking] changes [for new TwentyTwentyThree style variations] until the Feature Freeze (which should be BetaBeta 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)?

#core-editor, #core-editor-summary, #gutenberg, #meeting-notes, #summary