The next weekly WordPress developers chat will take place on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 20:00 UTC in the core channel of Make WordPress Slack.
Welcome and housekeeping
All are welcome to join Dev Chat.
If you can help with dev chat summaries, please raise your hand in the meeting.
WordPress 6.4 is out!
Thank you to every single person who has been involved and continues to contribute to 6.4 related items. As the work continues on post release aspects, another update on props will happen later in the week. It can also capture anyone missed or WordPress IDs to be updated.
A proposal for 2024 major release timings has been shared by @chanthaboune. This includes proposed dates for 6.5 to 6.7. Thoughts on timing, focus, or anything else relates to these releases can be added to the comments.
In addition, depending on other items, the Dev Chat facilitator can give time during the meeting for a live discussion.
Accessibility improvements in the 6.4 release
Proposal to discontinue the weekly core-editor meetings. Discussion about incorporating some of this within Dev Chat.
Discussion on shareable performance utils to help incorporating performance testing as part of their development workflow. On a related note, a blog (versus network, site) is coming from @swissspidy to help people get started with performance testing.
Call for 6.4x release managers
Help write and review 6.4 End User documentation
Forthcoming release updates
WordPress release: 6.4 – any issues
– Field Guide for 6.4
– All Developer Notes relating to 6.4 can be found using this tag.
Next major WordPress release: 6.5
The development cycle page has been created. It will be populated post the discussion on release timings and the finalization of the squad.
Tickets or Components help requests
Please add any items for this part of the agenda to the comments – tickets for 6.4.x and 6.5 will be prioritized. If you can not attend dev chat live, don’t worry, include a note and the facilitator can highlight a ticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. if needed.
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.
Core Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Team Reps: 2024 edition – @webcommsat to reshare the draft post and timings.