(Updated May 31, 13:00 UTC with links on Learn WordPress and Contributor Mentorship Programme for reference)
The next weekly WordPress developers chat will take place on Wednesday May 31, 2023 at 20:00 UTC in the core channel of Make WordPress Slack. All are welcome.
1.Welcome and housekeeping
Are you interested in helping draft Dev Chat summaries? Volunteer at the start of the next meeting on the
#core Slack channel.
Dev Chat summary, meeting May 24 2023 – thanks @ironprogrammer
Note: The agenda includes information links for releases and some related content to core Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., especially this and next week to help new contributors to core going to 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. Europe. To allow time for more discussions on tickets, all the links may not always be highlighted during the actual dev chat, and attendees are encouraged to check the full link list in the agenda itself.
2. WordPress Announcements (if any)
3. Highlighted posts
6.2 server performance analysis summary from the Core-Performance team.
Celebrating 20 years of WordPress – post by Josepha on May 27, 2023.
Analysis of the results of the individual learner survey from Learn.WordPress.org – posted by @webcommsat. This has some opportunities for cross-collaboration with core and other teams.
Contributor Mentorship Programme – post by @harishanker for reference. Input from core is welcome.
4. Updates on releases
Release squad members will be able to share any updates.
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.
WordPress 6.3 will be the next major release.
Roadmap to 6.3
WordPress 6.3 Planning Roundup
#6-3-release-leads channel on Slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. is a good way to keep up with what is happening with the release.
Last minor release A set of releases or versions having the same minor version number may be collectively referred to as .x , for example version 5.2.x to refer to versions 5.2, 5.2.1, 5.2.3, and all other versions in the 5.2 (five dot two) branch of that software. Minor Releases often make improvements to existing features and functionality. for reference
6.2.2 Security release – this came out on May 20, 2023. It addresses 1 bug and 1 security issue A security issue is a type of bug that can affect the security of WordPress installations. Specifically, it is a report of a bug that you have found in the WordPress core code, and that you have determined can be used to gain some level of access to a site running WordPress that you should not have.. As it is a security release, it is recommended that sites are updated immediately if you have not done so already.
Last 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/ release for reference
What’s new in Gutenberg 15.8.
4. Help requests relating to tickets or from Component Maintainers
If you have any tickets you would like to raise, you can share them in comments too. If you can not attend live, you can still add a ticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. and your query in the comments, and the facilitator will be able to share it in the meeting.
Volunteers are also needed to help run bug A 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. scrubs.
5. Open floor
Update on core tables at WordCamp Europe – if you have an update to share, you can also add it to the comments on the agenda.
Preparing for WordCamp Europe 2023 Contributor Day.
Please add any items for Open Floor to the comments to help the facilitator highlight them during the meeting.