(‘A Week in Core Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.’ and ‘Gutenberg 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/ 15.2.0’ links updated, 22 Feb)
This week’s WordPress Developer Chat will take place on Wednesday, 22 February 2023 at 20:00 UTC in the core channel of the Make WordPress Slack.
1. Welcome and Housekeeping Notices
Dev Chat summary, February 15, 2023 – by @webcommsat
WordPress 6.2 Beta 3 is available (from February 21) and is ready for testing.
3. Highlighted Posts
A Week in Core February 13-20, 2023 – by @audrasjb [updated link since agenda first posted]
- 58 commits
- 88 contributors
- 74 tickets created
- 10 tickets reopened
- 69 tickets closed
- 14 new contributors!
Next major release A release, identified by the first two numbers (3.6), which is the focus of a full release cycle and feature development. WordPress uses decimaling count for major release versions, so 2.8, 2.9, 3.0, and 3.1 are sequential and comparable in scope.: 6.2
6.2 development cycle
6.2 bug scrub schedule
Roadmap to 6.2
Help Test WordPress 6.2
Check the #6-2-release-leads channel for latest updates.
A 6.2 live demo will be on Thursday March 2, 2023, at 17:00 UTC. More details on the 6.2 live product demo – posted by @jpantani
The release squad will be able to share any 6.2 updates in dev chat or async on this post.
Releases in general
Updates to the WordPress Release Cycle
5. Help – Tickets/ components
Items for 6.2 will be prioritized. Please add to the comments for any tickets you would like to highlight.
6. Open Floor
If you have any items you would like to highlight in Open Floor, please add them to the comments.
– Update from core tables WordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Asia Contributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. 2023 (this may be postponed to next week as contributors may be travelling).