Dev Chat agenda, June 21, 2023

The next weekly WordPress developers chat will take place on Wednesday, June 21, 2023 at 20:00 UTC  in the core channel of Make WordPress Slack. All are welcome.

1. Welcome and housekeeping

Summary from the Dev Chat on June 14, 2023 – props to @webcommsat.

2. Announcements

3. Highlighted posts

This proposal was published on June 20, 2023 sets the criteria for determining when WordPress CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. has reached compatibility with a specific PHPPHP The web scripting language in which WordPress is primarily architected. WordPress requires PHP 5.6.20 or higher version that WordPress supports, the removal of ‘betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. support’ classification, and a phased approach for moving to compatible. Thanks to the group of contributors who have been working on this proposal. Comments can also be added to the post itself.

A Week in Core – June 19, 2023 – props to @audrasjb for pulling together.

Between 12 and 19 June, 2023 on TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress., there were:

  • 41 commits
  • 61 contributors, with 9 new contributors during this period
  • 66 tickets created
  • 7 tickets reopened
  • 40 tickets closed

Gutenberg 16.0 is now available for download from the plugins repository. What’s new in Gutenberg 16.0? (14 June) – thanks to @ndiego.

Full Site Editing Program has a new call, number 24 – deadline for comments June 28, 2023.

What’s new for Developers, June 2023 from the Developer Blogblog (versus network, site). The latest updates are focused around 6.3.

4. Forthcoming release updates

Some of the links in this section act as reminders or to help new contributors. To allow for greater discussion on tickets/ blockers for 6.3, not all these links may be re-shared in the dev chat itself.

6.3 – next major WordPress release

Upcoming: Beta 1 for the 6.3 release on Tuesday June 27, 2023

6.3 dev notes tracking issue is out. If you can help docs in the release, do let them know.

6.3 Editor tasks board – contact @ndiego to work on one of the 6.3 tasks on this board.

Bug scrub schedule for 6.3 – there are two more this week on June 22 and June 27.

Stay in the loopLoop The Loop is PHP code used by WordPress to display posts. Using The Loop, WordPress processes each post to be displayed on the current page, and formats it according to how it matches specified criteria within The Loop tags. Any HTML or PHP code in the Loop will be processed on each post. on 6.3 with:


WordPress 6.4 Development Cycle

5. Tickets or Components help requests

Please add any items for this part of the agenda to the comments. If you can not attend dev chat live, don’t worry, include a note and the facilitator can highlight a ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. if needed. Tickets for 6.3 will be prioritized.

6. Open floor

If you have any additional items to add to the agenda, please respond in the comments below to help the facilitator highlight them during the meeting.

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