The WordPress coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. development team builds WordPress! Follow this site for general updates, status reports, and the occasional code debate. There’s lots of ways to contribute:
Found a bugbugA 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.?Create a ticket in the bug tracker.
“What’s new in GutenbergGutenbergThe 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/…” posts (labeled with the #gutenberg-new tag) are posted following every Gutenberg release on a biweekly basis, showcasing new features included in each release. As a reminder, here’s an overview of different ways to keep up with Gutenberg and the Site Editor project (formerly called Full Site Editing).
To access it, simply open the Site Editor and use the keyboard shortcut Cmd+k on Mac or Ctrl+k on Windows. Once opened, you will discover a range of commands that enable swift navigation, content creation, and more.
The Site Editor has been updated with features that improve the user experience:
Preview at any size
You now have the ability to resize your site editor, allowing you to preview how it will appear on smaller screens such as mobile devices.
Improved Drag and Drop
When moving blocks, you will now see a visual cue that clearly indicates where the blockBlockBlock 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. will be dropped, particularly in empty groups. This enhancementenhancementEnhancements are simple improvements to WordPress, such as the addition of a hook, a new feature, or an improvement to an existing feature. streamlines the process, making it easier and more intuitive to rearrange your site’s layout.
Site view improvements
You can now access style variations and all navigation menus of your site within this mode. This enhancement simplifies the process of switching between different styles and menus, offering a more convenient interface for making such adjustments.
Other Notable Highlights
There are some improvements too that are worthy to mention like:
An APIAPIAn 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. that allows inserter items to be prioritized. (50510)
AccessibilityAccessibilityAccessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) through arrow keys is better in some input types. (43667)
Snackbar: Make sure only one template deleted displays at once. (50625)
Snackbar: Simplify the template revert. (50626) (#50369))
Update rel and title labels for navigation and submenu links. (50214)
Social Link: Remove block on DELETE if empty URLURLA specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org. (50903)
Social Link: Add color classes so icon colors correctly reflect changes in Global Styles. (51020)
Navigation: Duplicate LeafMoreMenu into the navigation block and the global sidebarSidebarA sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme. navigation. (50489)
Post Comments From: Prevent hidden input fields from being focusable in Safari. (50834)
Image: Improve the image block lightbox translations, labelling, and escaping. (50962)
Fix Multiple Tooltips from Focus Toolbar Shortcut on Site Editor. (50349)
Fix accessibility of the Classic block modal dialog. (50384)
Fix labelling, description, and focus style of the block transform to pattern previews. (50577)
ToggleGroupControl: Fix focus and selected style to support Windows High Contrast mode. (50785)
Add back the global styles logic that forces the solid border when color or width applied. (50498)
Dimensions Panel: Fix resetting of axial spacing controls. (50654)
Global Styles: Enable deep linking to the selected block only in the Blocks screen. (50708)
Global styles revisionsRevisionsThe WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision.: Highlight currently-loaded revision. (50725)
Commands Tool: Add searchLabel property to commands. (50663)
Add transparent outline to input control BackdropUI focus style. (50772)
Update border and focus style of the Input selector in ColorPicker Component. (50703)
Fix custom template creation regressionregressionA software bug that breaks or degrades something that previously worked. Regressions are often treated as critical bugs or blockers. Recent regressions may be given higher priorities. A "3.6 regression" would be a bug in 3.6 that worked as intended in 3.5.. (50797)
Remove the loader from sidebar navigation screen. (50326)
Fix gutenberg_get_block_editor_settings overriding other hooksHooksIn WordPress theme and development, hooks are functions that can be applied to an action or a Filter in WordPress. Actions are functions performed when a certain event occurs in WordPress. Filters allow you to modify certain functions. Arguments used to hook both filters and actions look the same.. (50760)
Library: Revert description change until new grid view lands. (51039)
Nav block: Improve loading UXUXUser experience by preloading Navigation menuNavigation MenuA theme feature introduced with Version 3.0. WordPress includes an easy to use mechanism for giving various control options to get users to click from one place to another on a site. requests. (48683)
Inner blocks: Reduce tree depth to improve performance. (50447)
Update PHPPHPThe web scripting language in which WordPress is primarily architected. WordPress requires PHP 5.6.20 or higherdocblockdocblock(phpdoc, xref, inline docs) for WP_Theme_JSON_Gutenberg::Get_property_value. (50527)
Remove redundant calls to disable the Styles welcome guide. (50871)
Remove unintentionally added test artifact. (50795)
Revert “Enqueue the registered assets (#50185)”. (50537)
Mobile – end-to-end test – Update code to use the new navigateUp helper. (50736)
Playwright Utils: Use ‘set’ to disable the Styles welcome guide. (50852)
DateTime: Remove deprecated props (and fix static analysis action in trunktrunkA directory in Subversion containing the latest development code in preparation for the next major release cycle. If you are running "trunk", then you are on the latest revision.). (50724)
Update runtime test field in WebPack configuration to support Windows. (50727)
Removed gutenberg Directory Name Expectation. (50894)