Dev Chat agenda, October 19, 2022

The meetings take place on Wednesdays at  20:00 UTC in the #core channel on Slack, and usually last an hour. All are welcome to attend or catch up via the summary.

About Dev Chat.

The publication of the Dev Chat agenda was held until after the WordPress 6.1 RC2 release party concluded to include the updates from this.

1. Welcome

Dev Chat summary, October 12, 2022 – thanks to @marybaum for writing it.

2. Announcements

WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 2 is available to test.

What’s new in Gutenberg Plugin 14.3.

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

New handbook from WordPress Core Performance.

4. Forthcoming releases

Dev Notesdev note Each important change in WordPress Core is documented in a developers note, (usually called dev note). Good dev notes generally include a description of the change, the decision that led to this change, and a description of how developers are supposed to work with that change. Dev notes are published on Make/Core blog during the beta phase of WordPress release cycle. Publishing dev notes is particularly important when plugin/theme authors and WordPress developers need to be aware of those changes.In general, all dev notes are compiled into a Field Guide at the beginning of the release candidate phase. for 6.1 are in process, going through tech and editorial review, and published as they are ready. Find them at the dev-notes-6-1 tagtag A directory in Subversion. WordPress uses tags to store a single snapshot of a version (3.6, 3.6.1, etc.), the common convention of tags in version control systems. (Not to be confused with post tags.). The Field GuideField guide The field guide is a type of blogpost published on Make/Core during the release candidate phase of the WordPress release cycle. The field guide generally lists all the dev notes published during the beta cycle. This guide is linked in the about page of the corresponding version of WordPress, in the release post and in the HelpHub version page. will be out shortly. Thanks to the efforts led by the release docs team.

WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 1 is available to test.

Dev Notes relating to the 6.1 release.

If you have an update from release leads or any teams collaborating on related items, please add a comment.

5. Component maintainers updates / tickets / requests for help

Please add your request for tickets you would like to raise as a comment.

6. Open Floor

Please add your Open Floor item as a comment.


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