Agenda for devchat, special #WCUS session, September 11, 2022

1. Welcome

Welcome to a very special WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. US Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. edition of dev chat, which normally happens every Wednesday at 20:00 UTC.

If you are participating in Contributor Day, either on site or remotely, welcome! Please say hey when the chat starts, with an emoji wave or something that shows us who you are. @marybaum often uses a tennis ball when she’s not leading.

Also, if you’re physically at Contributor Day, Mary will do some live explaining at the table. But for the most part, this dev chat should give you a sense of what happens every week.

2. Announcements

Happy WordCamp US! If you’re here at the venue or across the planet, it’s great to see you!

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. 14.1 RC1 will land September 13. 14.1 will be the last version that merges into WordPress 6.1. More details in this Editor chat summary.

3. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts of note

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.-based template parts for Classic themes – highlighted in the coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.-editor meeting

Improving DevHub code references

A week in Core, September 5, 2022

Ending security updates for WordPress versions older than 4.0

Our dev chat cohost, @webcommsat, added these links to the post

Summary from last week’s dev chat

WordPress 6.1 Release Product Walk-through, Thursday 13 September 2022, 16:00 UTC

Block-based template parts for Classic themes – highlighted in the core-editor meeting

Add a dominant color proposal – shared in the Performance team last week.

4. Upcoming releases

The next major is 6.1, and 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 is September 20. A number of the release leads are in the house live!

The next minor, if tickets justify it, will be 6.0.3.

5. Components and tickets

@costdev has proposed an enhancement to the Trac ticket system.

(Ed. note: What a great ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. to tie all the moving parts together for Contributor Day!)

6. Open floor

Add your items to the comments!

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