Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 28 September 2022

This post summarizes the latest weekly Editor meeting (agenda, slack transcript), held in the #core-editor SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel, on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 14:00 UTC.

General Updates

  • Gutenberg 14.2.0 has been released and is available for download! It comes with writing flow improvements, a more polished Calendar 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., smarter auto-completion, and much more!.
  • WordPress 6.1 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing.

Async key project updates

Read the latest updates directly from the following tracking issues:

Task Coordination


  • Shipped the Core Editor Improvement: Catalyst for creativity and control, have a draft of accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) improvements for 6.1.
  • Handling responses for the FSE Program Testing Call #17: Guiding the Gutenberg Gallery
  • Triaging/reporting issues as much as possible for 6.1 alongside @ndiego.

Open Floor

@wildworks looking for feedback on new “Time To Read” Block PR.

Note: Anyone reading this summary outside of the meeting, please drop a comment in the post summary, if you can/want to help with something.

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