The WordPress coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. development team builds WordPress! Follow this site for general updates, status reports, and the occasional code debate. There’s lots of ways to contribute:
Found a bugbugA bug is an error or unexpected result. Performance improvements, code optimization, and are considered enhancements, not defects. After feature freeze, only bugs are dealt with, with regressions (adverse changes from the previous version) being the highest priority.?Create a ticket in the bug tracker.
“What’s new in GutenbergGutenbergThe 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/…” posts (labeled with the #gutenberg-newtagtagA 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.)) are posted following every Gutenberg release on a biweekly basis, discovering new features included in each release. As a reminder, here’s an overview of different ways to keep up with Gutenberg and the Full Site Editing project.
Add a Variation Picker to the Group BlockBlockBlock 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. Placeholder
When a new Group block gets inserted into the page it now presents the user with a variation picker to instantly choose which type of layout they want to use.
Add List-Based Editing to Navigation Block
Managing the order of menu items just got a lot easier by allowing you to modify the arrangement of the individual menu items in a list view right inside the block settings sidebarSidebarA sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme.. This works similarly to the list view but is isolated to just the current navigation you are editing. Clicking on the “Edit” button selects the menu item in the editor so you can edit it inline.
Note: This is still experimental and needs to be enabled on the Gutenberg PluginPluginA plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party settings screen.
Hide Block Toolbar when Spacing Visualizer is Shown
The spacing visualizer has seen some improvements in the last few releases already. In 14.6 it now automatically hides the blocks toolbar as soon as you hover over the spacing setting allowing you to focus on the content whilst you adjust the spacing.
Transform Paragraph into Heading via Keyboard Shortcut
You can now easily transform paragraph blocks into headings using the new control + option + 1 – 6 keyboard shortcut.
Update the Design of the Focal Point Handle
In order to make it more clear that the focal point picker is selecting a broader region instead of a fine point the handle was updated to better fit the precision of the input.
Fluid typography: Adjust font size min and max rules
The minimum and maximum value calculations for fluid font sizes have been adjusted to prevent inconsistencies in certain viewports, such as having a bigger maximum than the custom size setting. You can check the github issue for the full set of rules.
Define a Minimum Height
The new “Minimum Height” dimension control is now available for the Group and Post Content block. For example, it can be used to make sure the site footer always stays at the bottom of the viewport.
Generate New Color Paletts Automatically
Coming up with the perfect color palette is hard. Sometimes you just want to explore some new quick ideas. This new “Randomize colors” feature is a subtle algorithm that can generate alternative color palettes on the fly.
Pattern Directory APIAPIAn API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways.: Add support for pagination parameters. (45293)
Template Part Block: Update block isActive method. (45672)
Navigation: Fix overflowing menu name in the navigation selector dropdown. (45647)
AccessibilityAccessibilityAccessibility (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)
Fix focus return when closing the Post publish panel. (45623)
Fix navigate regions backwards for macOS Firefox and Safari. (45019)
Fix the Save buttons labeling and tooltip. (43952)
FormTokenField: Fix duplicate input in IME composition. (45607)
Making size prop work for icon components using dash icon strings. (45593)
ToolsPanel: Prevent calling deselect when panel remounts. (45673)
Color Picker: Prevent all number fields to become 0 when one of them is an empty string. (45649)
ToggleGroupControl: Only show the enclosing border when isBlock. (45492)
Autocomplete: Check key events more strictly in IME composition. (45626)
CSS & Styling
Inherit font from theme on overlay close button. (45635)
Navigation: Fix font inheritance when using text menu button. (45514)
Remove hover style to button on dark block tools UIUIUser interface. (45653)
Remove width from block mover button focus style. (45665)
Site editor hover/select: Fix double border. (45589)
Remove duplicate output of existing classnames in layout classnames. (45499)
BlockManagerCategory: Fix styles for indeterminate. (45564)
Fix: Updated names from List View to Document Overview. (45524)
Strip HTMLHTMLHyperText Markup Language. The semantic scripting language primarily used for outputting content in web browsers. from Post Title when pasting multiline title containing HTML. (35825)
Decode entities in template title and description. (45716)
Link to homeUrl from site editor view menu. (45475)
Fix Link UI popover positioning when inspector control input is focused. (45661)
Paste: Fix list only paste from Google documentation. (45498)
Make Manage Reusable blocks match similar links. (45641)(45689)
List View: Disable branchbranchA directory in Subversion. WordPress uses branches to store the latest development code for each major release (3.9, 4.0, etc.). Branches are then updated with code for any minor releases of that branch. Sometimes, a major version of WordPress and its minor versions are collectively referred to as a "branch", such as "the 4.0 branch". expansion when block editing is locked. (45541)
Spacing visualizer: Fix display of unexpected visualizer for certain mouse actions. (45739)
A list view duplicate for use in navigation list view experiment. (45544)
Introduce experiment for inspector based navigation editing. (45515)
Docs: Update the readme for the integration test fixtures. (45581)
Summarize “Available commands” section and refer them it to scripts documentation. (45636)
Extract the manage menus button to a shared component to reduce duplicate code. (45769)
BackportbackportA port is when code from one branch (or trunk) is merged into another branch or trunk. Some changes in WordPress point releases are the result of backporting code from trunk to the release branch. pseudo selector comments from coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.. (45619)
unstableSubscribeStore: Support store descriptors. (45481)
BaseField: Remove unnecessary .firstChild from tests. (45687)
AvatarAvatarAn avatar is an image or illustration that specifically refers to a character that represents an online user. It’s usually a square box that appears next to the user’s name.: Escape the ‘get_author_posts_url()’. (45427)
Fix typos in Paragraph block end-to-end tests. (45611)
FontSizePicker: Fix a buggy unit testunit testCode written to test a small piece of code or functionality within a larger application. Everything from themes to WordPress core have a series of unit tests. Also see regression.. (45529)
Ignore warnings for window.wp in Playwright. (45598)
Navigation Toggle unit test: Unmount synchronously to cancel popover positioning. (45726)
Unit Tests: Rewrite ReactDOM.render usages to RTL. (45453)
E2E: Add site and widgetWidgetA WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. editor supports for ensureSidebarOpened. (45480)
Include TS and JSX files to testing-library lint. (45533)
The following benchmark compares performance for a particularly sizeable post (~36,000 words, ~1,000 blocks) over the last releases. Such a large post isn’t representative of the average editing experience but is adequate for spotting variations in performance.
KeyPress Event (typing)
KeyPress Event (typing)
First Time Contributors
The following PRs were merged by first time contributors:
@edanzer: Template Part Block: Update block isActive method. (45672)