Editor chat summary: June 28th, 2023

This post summarizes the weekly editor chat meeting (agenda for June 28th meeting) held on Wednesday, June 28th 2023, 03:00 PM GMT+1 in Slack. Moderated by @fabiankaegy.

GutenbergGutenberg 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/ 16.1 was released. You can find out all the new things in the Whats new in Gutenberg 16.1 post.

WordPress 6.3 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. 12. was released with a small delay due to an issue with how minified styles were getting generated. You learn more about how to help pest this release via the news article published about it.

Key project updates

Open Floor

@smrubenstein raised a PR they created that aims to stabilize the __experimentalDefaultBlock API of the Navigation Block. The PR is currently waiting for a review.

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