Dev Chat agenda, November 22, 2023

The next weekly WordPress developers chat will take place on Wednesday, November 22, 2023 at 20:00 UTC in the core channel of Make WordPress Slack.

Welcome and housekeeping

All are welcome to join Dev Chat.

Dev Chat summary from November 15, 2023 – thanks @ironprogrammer and @webcommsat

If you can help with dev chat summaries, please raise your hand in the meeting.


What’s new in Gutenberg 17.1

Highlighted posts

Exploration to support Modules and Import Maps – this post shares the collaborative effort to explore native support for modern JavaScriptJavaScript JavaScript or JS is an object-oriented computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers. WordPress makes extensive use of JS for a better user experience. While PHP is executed on the server, JS executes within a user’s browser. modules and import maps within the WordPress ecosystem to enhance the developer experience. Details of how you can get involved with this initiative are in the post.

Please add any additional highlighted posts in comments.


Update from coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.-editor (New section in the agenda)

Initially items relating to this will be posted as comments on the agenda by @annezazu and others.

Please also add your thoughts to the discussion on the future of the core-editor chat.

Forthcoming release updates

WordPress release: 6.4 – any new issues?

Any new updates on 6.4.x release team or dates for 6.4.2?

Next major WordPress release: 6.5

Update opportunity.

Development cycle page.

Are you able to help with future bugbug 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? Bug scrubs post.

Tickets or Components help requests

Please add any items for this part of the agenda to the comments – tickets for 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 ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. if needed.

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.

a) Josepha has asked in the Team Reps channel for highlights from the last year, if you have any item you feel should be included about core’s achievements or items in progress, please add them to the comments on this post for @webcommsat and @hellofromtonya who are preparing the bullet points to send for core.

b) Nominations for Core Team Reps: 2024 edition – reshare of the draft post to gather suggestions on timings related to the end date for nominations and the end of the voting period. The voting tool to use and whether an embedded voting blockBlock Block 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. in discussion with other teams would be available for this edition to be finalized. Please do consider whether you could stand for the core team repTeam Rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts. for next year.

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