The next WordPress Developers Chat will on Wednesday, March 15 2023 at 20:00 UTC in the core channel of the Make WordPress Slack.
1. Welcome and housekeeping
Dev Chat summary, March 8, 2023 – thanks to @ironprogrammer
The meeting is scheduled facilitator will be @francina and @marybaum will draft the meeting summary.
If you would like to volunteer for the summary, add a comment to this ticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. for @webcommsat.
WordPress 6.2 Release Candidate 2 (March 14, 2023). The schedule release is now only two weeks away on March 28!
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/ 15.4 Release 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). is scheduled.
What’s new in Gutenberg 15.3? (March 13, 2023) – posted by @richtabor. This version tightens up the site editing experience, adds a new “Time to Read” block 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., and some Duotone enhancements.
3. Highlighted posts
A Week in Core Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., March 6-13, 2023 – thanks to @audrasjb
- 48 commits
- 62 contributors
- 47 tickets created
- 8 tickets reopened
- 68 tickets closed
And welcome to the five new contributors from this week!
Useful information on the next major WordPress release 6.2:
New links/ key information this week:
– 6.2 live product demo Q&A – posted by @marybaum
– The 6.2 Field Guide and more Developer Notes for 6.2.
WordPress 6.2 has branched.
Also check the #6-2-release-leads channel for the latest updates.
Any additional updates from the Release Squad will be shared in the meeting.
5. Request for help with tickets/ components/ blockers/
If you have a ticket or request to help, please add a comment to the agenda post. Please indicate if you will be attending the meeting live and be able to highlight the issue further if needed.
If you are unable to attend dev chat live, you can add further details of the issue you would like highlighted either in comments, or message Core Team reps @webcommsat and @hellofromtonya with the additional information to raise in this week’s meeting for you.
6. Open floor
Items for this agenda item and the previous one are welcome from across time zones. Please add suggestions in comments on this post. Thanks.
Props for agenda preparation @webcommsat, and review @hellofromtonya.