Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 9 November 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, November 09, 2022, 14:00 UTC.

General Updates

  • WordPress 6.2 Development Cycle.
  • 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/ 14.5 has been released and is available for download!

Async key project updates

Read the latest updates directly from the following tracking issues:

Task Coordination



Open Floor

Should we rethink how CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Editor Chat works (again)?
The attendance and purpose of the chat seem to be both withering for the past six months or more. Let’s spend some time to figure out what happens and what could we change to make use of our time and participation in a relevant and impactful manner.

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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