A Week in Core – November 28, 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 November 21 and November 28, 2022.

  • 26 commits
  • 32 contributors
  • 76 tickets created
  • 0 tickets reopened
  • 66 tickets closed

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

Bundled Themes

  • Twenty Eleven: Remove useless title attributes – #57199, #24766, #24203
  • Twenty Nineteen: Remove the incorrect “flexible-headerHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes.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.)#46213
  • Twenty Nineteen: Remove useless title attributes – #57199, #24766, #24203
  • Twenty Ten: Fixes brace indentation in loop-attachment template – #57210, #56791
  • Twenty Twenty-One: Add a comment for the closing h2 tag in author info template – #56476
  • Twenty Twenty-Three: In page template, make post titles links – #57175

Coding Standards

  • Correct the deprecation version for _filter_query_attachment_filenames()#56791
  • Fix brace indentation in wp-align/includes/noop.php#57209, #56792
  • Remove extra slashes when concatenating ABSPATH with a path – #57074, #57071
  • Use HOUR_IN_SECONDS where appropriate – #56791
  • Various brace indentation corrections – #57210, #56791


  • Make moderated or disallowed key check case-insensitive for non-Latin words – #57207


  • Add missing parameter descriptions in wp-admin/includes/template.php#57208, #56792
  • Correct the type for _WP_Dependency::$src property – #57206
  • Improve various globals documentation, as per documentation standards – #57069, #56792
  • Improve various globals documentation, as per documentation standards – #57069, #56792
  • Improve various globals documentation, as per documentation standards – #57069, #56792
  • Revise comments using “we” in WordPress root directory files – #57052
  • Use third-person singular verbs for 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. Supports related function descriptions, as per docblocks standards – #56792
  • Various docblockdocblock (phpdoc, xref, inline docs) fixes in Block Supports related functions – #56792


  • Improve “No pluginPlugin A 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 found” message alignement in Plugins screen – #57194, #55721, #55272

Site Editor

  • Show correct theme per template or template part – #55437


  • Add a public visibility to wp_filesize() tests – #57171
  • Add unit tests for attachment’s file size being included in metadata – #57171
  • Clean up test file in wpmu_delete_blog() tests – #56793
  • Correct references to set_up() and tear_down() in various DocBlocks – #56793
  • Move wp_filesize() tests to their own file – #57171


Thanks to the 34 people who contributed to WordPress Core on Trac last week: @sergeybiryukov (6), @mukesh27 (5), @audrasjb (5), @costdev (4), @sabernhardt (3), @upadalavipul (3), @krupalpanchal (2), @spacedmonkey (2), @pbearne (2), @poena (2), @laurelfulford (1), @jigar-bhanushali (1), @ironprogrammer (1), @bonjour52 (1), @jorbin (1), @johnwatkins0 (1), @adamsilverstein (1), @ptahdunbar (1), @WoutPitje (1), @mitogh (1), @sruthi90 (1), @anantajitjg (1), @aparnajl (1), @emanuelx (1), @TobiasBg (1), @swissspidy (1), @mehulkaklotar (1), @alberuni-azad (1), @jrf (1), @riccardodicurti (1), @mahekkalola (1), @haritpanchal (1), @scruffian (1), and @petaryoast (1).

Congrats and welcome to our 5 new contributors of the week: @bonjour52, @sruthi90, @aparnajl, @emanuelx, @mahekkalola ♥️

Core committers: @audrasjb (13), @sergeybiryukov (12), and @bernhard-reiter (1).

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