WordPress 6.1 Beta 1 delayed

WordPress 6.1 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 was originally scheduled to be released today (Tuesday, September 20th) starting at 16:00 UTC. However, during the release party in #core those assembled identified an NPM test failure and three 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/ PRs (#3221#3254#3255) that were included in the 6.1 Walkthrough and were all deemed ideally resolved and properly part of the 6.1 Beta 1 release.

The decision was made to delay the 6.1 Beta 1 release party to tomorrow, Wednesday, September 21st at 16:00 UTC to allow time to resolve the NPM test failure and wrap up reviews and commits on the Gutenberg PRs.

The rest of the 6.1 release cycle schedule is unchanged.

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