Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 11 January 2023

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, January 11, 2023, 14:00 UTC.

General Updates

  • Gutenberg 14.9.1 has been released
  • 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/ 15.0 RCrelease candidate One of the final stages in the version release cycle, this version signals the potential to be a final release to the public. Also see alpha (beta). will be released today

Async key project updates

Read the latest updates directly from the following tracking issues:

Task Coordination

@mamaduka would like some eyes on Global Styles: Don’t remove Custom CSS for users with the correct caps because the tests pass locally but not on GithubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/.

@andraganescu has been working on various items related to Navigation List View: Introduce navigation editable tree view in the inspector controls

Open Floor

@ribaricplusplus wanted to highlight his PR for Global Styles: Save and Delete functionality for user variations to @joen ‘s issue

@hellofromtonya mentioned that Webfonts APIAPI An 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. architecture should be unblocked by Monday Jan 16th for giving courtesy time this week for CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Committers to weigh in on the API renaming from “Webfonts” to “Fonts”.

@fabiankaegy brought up @wordpress/eslint-plugin package does not support node.js 18 and will also ask in the core-js how to go about updating node support

@luehrsen raised awarness on a ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. Drop “local($font_family)” CSS while registering font-family in webfonts_handler and got feedback from @hellofromtonya

@bph invited people to check out the developer blog and called for contributors to topics open for publishing

If you are interested in contributing to the WordPress Developer Blogblog (versus network, site) check out How to contribute and the Tips and Guidelines for Writers.

@hellofromtonya asked that if there is a bugfix, feature, or enhancementenhancement Enhancements are simple improvements to WordPress, such as the addition of a hook, a new feature, or an improvement to an existing feature. ready to backportbackport A 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. to Core, please open a TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. ticket for it and create a PR. Instead of waiting until before Feature Freeze.

@paaljoachim opened a discussion to be had around the meeting time. Should we move it 1h later?

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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