Servehappy: Roadmap Update and Priorities

At WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They’re one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Europe 2018, representatives from different teams got together to discuss the state of the Servehappy project, […]

Feature Project: Servehappy

The servehappy project is an initiative that seeks to educate WordPress site owners about the value of having the latest version of PHPPHP The web scripting language in which WordPress is primarily architected. WordPress requires PHP 5.6.20 powering their WordPress site. This supports the overall goal of increasing the percentage of WordPress installs running modern […]

Servehappy Roadmap

The group of people in the #core-php channel has been discussing and planning a project codenamed “servehappy” for some time now. We are at the point where we think that our plan has matured enough to present it to a bigger WordPress audience, in the hopes that we can get buy-in from more people to […]

Proposal: Update all git repositories to use `trunk` instead of `master`

The WordPress open sourceOpen Source Open Source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified. Open Source **must be** delivered via a licensing model, see GPL. community cares about diversity. We strive to maintain a welcoming environment where everyone can feel included, by keeping communication […]

Devchat meeting summary – May 20, 2020

Announcements | Highlighted posts
Upcoming releases (5.4.2 & 5.5) | Components updates | Open floor

Agenda for May 11th Site Health Meeting

The weekly Site Health meeting will be held on in #core-site-health on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at (a Slack account is required) During this past weeks dev chat, the item of moving the minimum PHPPHP The web scripting language in which WordPress is […]

WordPress and PHP 7.4

PHPPHP The web scripting language in which WordPress is primarily architected. WordPress requires PHP 5.6.20 7.4 is in the final stages of its releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a […]

New Core Component: Site Health

During Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. at WordCampWordCamp […]

WordPress 5.2 Field Guide

WordPress 5.2 is officially the best WordPress 2019 has seen that rhymes with wp_nav_menu()! Users will see new coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. blocks available, and an added ability to enable or disable blocks within the blockBlock Block is the abstract term used […]

Fatal Error Recovery Mode in 5.2

WordPress 5.2 will allow administrators to fix or mitigate fatal errors on their site that would previously have been impossible to address without developer interference and modifying the codebase. Even in the case where a fatal error would commonly have made the backend completely inaccessible (for example through a so-called “white screen of death”), administrators […]