Dev Chat agenda, September 21, 2022

Additional information added to section 4 releases on coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. tickets requiring attention – update added September 21, @webcommsat.

The weekly WordPress Developers Chat will take place on Wednesday, September 21 2022 at 20:00 UTC .
All are welcome to join the chat in the #Core channel of the Make WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

1. Welcome

2. Announcements

WordPress 6.1 Beta 1 release party will now be on Wednesday September 21, at approximately 16:00 UTC. Please note: the rest of the release schedule is unchanged.

What’s new in Gutenberg 14.1 – this is the last release that goes with WordPress 6.1.

3. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts

A week in core – published September 19, 2022

Releasing a new version of Twenty Twenty Two theme so that the accessibility ready label can be added. This is an important change and marks the first 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 with that label, opening the door for more people to be able to explore using various Full Site Editing (FSE) features.

Core performance team is reviewing its missions and philosophies – document can be found in its meeting summary for September 20, 2022.

Update on Dominant color feature, which has been highlighted in recent dev chats – discussion in the performance meeting.

Notes from Developer blog – first editorial meeting, September 1, 2022

4. Releases

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. is 6.1

a) Update from members of the release squad.

b) The following tickets have been highlighted by @jeffpaul for focus at the meeting for discussion especially on whether it should be reverted heading into 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. 2 on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Please check the tickets and add comments there. Tickets #56400 and #19898.

Any other updates from release squad and those working on 6.1?

c) Useful links
WordPress 6.1 Development cycle

Bug scrub schedule for 6.1

5. Component maintainers issues / help with ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. requests

Comments or asynchronous updates can be added to this agenda.

6. Open Floor

Comments or asynchronous updates can be added to this agenda.

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