Making the Tech Editor Release Lead Role More Creative and Less Repetitive

Merging 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. to WordPress on major releases is now more automated than ever. @zieladam (me) […]

Dev Chat Summary & Call for Release Lead Nominations: August 01, 2018 (4.9.8 week 5)

This post summarizes the weekly dev chat meeting held Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

Release Leads: Call for Volunteers

WordPress 4.6 will be released in a couple of weeks, and Helen Hou-Sandí is preparing to lead 4.7, the final major releasemajor release A release, identified by the first two numbers (3.6), which is the focus of a full release cycle and feature development. WordPress uses decimaling count for major release versions, so 2.8, 2.9, […]

Announcing the release leads for 2016

As announced during the State of the WordState of the Word This is the annual report given by Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress at WordCamp US. It looks at what we’ve done, what we’re doing, and the future of WordPress. this year, we have a brand new selection of release leads for 2016. Previously […]

Release leads for WordPress 4.3 and 4.4

Since WordPress 3.5, we’ve had a rotating release leadRelease Lead The community member ultimately responsible for the Release.. Because of the ever-present demands of the current release’s development cycle, we’ve found it tough to make these appointments well in advance. We’ve always wanted to give leads opportunity to prepare, so they can hit the ground […]

Drew Jaynes is the 4.2 Release Lead

I’m pleased to share Drew Jaynes (@drewapicture) is the release leadRelease Lead The community member ultimately responsible for the Release. for WordPress 4.2. Drew will be kicking off 4.2 today in about 7 minutes in #core on Slack (the regular weekly meeting). This is a follow up to yesterday’s excellent chat that I led on feature pluginFeature Plugin A plugin that […]

Helen is the WordPress 4.0 release lead

Mike and I are pleased to pass the release leadRelease Lead The community member ultimately responsible for the Release. baton to Helen Hou-Sandí for WordPress 4.0. I don’t think this will come as much of a surprise to most of you, but please offer @helen your congratulations, which are well-deserved. We’ve already discussed 4.0 a bit in our last two […]

WordPress 6.7 Planning Proposal & Call for Volunteers

With WordPress 6.6 almost ready, it’s time to start planning WordPress 6.7 so that the release leads can participate from the start of the release cycle. The timeline for the third release of 2024 takes into consideration WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They’re one of the places where the […]

Performance Chat Summary: 4 June 2024

Meeting agenda here and the full chat log is available and the full chat log is available beginning here on Slack. Announcements Priority Items Structure: WordPress Performance TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. Tickets Performance Lab PluginPlugin A plugin is a […]

WordPress 6.6 release squad ready

This post is a follow-up to the WordPress 6.6 call for volunteers update. I’m glad to announce the WordPress 6.6 release squad is ready and the CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Triagetriage The act of evaluating and sorting bug reports, in order to […]