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. https://wordpress.tv/tag/state-of-the-word/. 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 […]

Devchat agenda, March 16, 2022

Here’s last week’s summary. 1. Announcements A security release, WordPress 5.9.2, landed on Thursday. ICYMI: @annezazu is co-release leadRelease Lead The community member ultimately responsible for the Release. for 6.0. There is a bug-scrub schedule for 6.0! 2. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts of note A Week in Core from @audrasjb 4. Upcoming releases The […]

WordPress 6.0 planning update

With one month to the first WordPress 6.0 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 […]

Dev Chat summary, March 9, 2022

Summary of the Developers Chat meeting for WordPress core on 9 March 2022.

Dev Chat summary, March 2, 2023

Summary from the WordPress developers chat on March 3, 2022 including updates on 5.9.2 and 6.0.