A Week in Core – November 7, 2022

Welcome back to a new issue of Week in CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.. Let’s take a look at what changed on TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. between October 31 and November 7, 2022.

  • 19 commits
  • 24 contributors
  • 93 tickets created
  • 8 tickets reopened
  • 53 tickets closed

WordPress 6.1 « Misha » was released on Tuesday November 2, 2022! 🚀

Ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. numbers are based on the Trac timeline for the period above. The following is a summary of commits, organized by component and/or focus.

Code changes


  • Remove role="img" from decorative SVG images – #56824

Build/Test Tools

  • Don’t ZIP theme ZIP files – #56898
  • Fix more set-output deprecated warnings – #56820, #56882, #56793
  • Combine duplicate update_posts_count() tests – #57023, #56793
  • Move update_blog_status() tests to their own file – #56793
  • Remove a custom callback for checking action call count in multisitemultisite Used to describe a WordPress installation with a network of multiple blogs, grouped by sites. This installation type has shared users tables, and creates separate database tables for each blog (wp_posts becomes wp_0_posts). See also network, blog, site tests – #56793
  • Restore blogblog (versus network, site) switching in update_posts_count() test – #57023

Bundled Themes

  • Twenty Twenty-One: Properly bump to version 1.7 – #56450

Coding Standards

  • Correct alignment in various files – #56791


  • Add brackets to a function name in get_page_template() description – #56792
  • Correct DocBlockdocblock (phpdoc, xref, inline docs) formatting for wp_sitemaps_enabled filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks https://codex.wordpress.org/Plugin_API/Hooks. They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output.#56792
  • Document the usage of globals in upgrade_550() and upgrade_560()#56983
  • Fix typo in a comment in wp_prepare_revisions_for_js()#56981
  • Replace HTTPHTTP HTTP is an acronym for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol. HTTP is the underlying protocol used by the World Wide Web and this protocol defines how messages are formatted and transmitted, and what actions Web servers and browsers should take in response to various commands. links with HTTPSHTTPS HTTPS is an acronym for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure. HTTPS is the secure version of HTTP, the protocol over which data is sent between your browser and the website that you are connected to. The 'S' at the end of HTTPS stands for 'Secure'. It means all communications between your browser and the website are encrypted. This is especially helpful for protecting sensitive data like banking information. in class-json.php docblocks – #57017, #56792
  • Typo correction in wp_dropdown_users() docblock – #56792
  • Update comments in wp_nav_menu() tests per the documentation standards – #56792


  • Improve Archive template description – #57001
  • CategoryCategory The 'category' taxonomy lets you group posts / content together that share a common bond. Categories are pre-defined and broad ranging. specific templates always appear as not found – #56902


  • Use HTTPS for the b2/cafélog link in readme.html#57018


Thanks to the 24 people who contributed to WordPress Core on Trac last week: @desrosj (2), @mukesh27 (2), @audrasjb (2), @upadalavipul (1), @elifvish (1), @ryokuhi (1), @sabernhardt (1), @viralsampat (1), @colorfultones (1), @bgardner (1), @wildworks (1), @ndiego (1), @Chaton666 (1), @dilipbheda (1), @webaxones (1), @jrf (1), @franz00 (1), @ockham (1), @mikachan (1), @mamaduka (1), @rajanpanchal2028 (1), @haritpanchal (1), @SergeyBiryukov (1), and @aleksganev (1).

Congrats and welcome to our 2 new contributors of the week: @franz00, @aleksganev ♥️

Core committers: @sergeybiryukov (11), @audrasjb (4), @desrosj (3), and @jorgefilipecosta (1).

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