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Week in Core, February 15th – 21st, 2017

Welcome back the latest issue of Week in Core, covering changes [40060-40101]. Here are the highlights: 42 commits 35 contributors 64 tickets created 14 tickets reopened 75 tickets closed Ticket numbers based on trac timeline for the period above. The following is a summary of commits, organized by component. Code Changes Administration JavaScript: when starting […]

Media Weekly Meeting Recap (Feb 17, 2017)

This post is a summary of the latest weekly Media component meeting, which took place in #core-media on Slack, on . The purpose of these meetings are to move priority tasks forward, provide feedback on issues of interest, and review media focused tickets on Trac. Attendees: @joemcgill, @sergeybiryukov, @dnavarrojr, @adamsilverstein, @pputzer, @mikeschroder, @desrosj, @gitlost. Meeting Time […]

Editor Technical Overview

As we start looking at the editor from a technical perspective it’s important we identify the main obstacles and requirements we face before we start conjecturing solutions. As @matt wrote before, the editor focus aims to make writing rich posts effortless. This has taken the path of treating a post as being composed of distinct […]

Focus Tech and Design Leads

There are three main focuses this year: the REST API, the editor, and the customizer. For the REST API we’re going to work on getting first party wp-admin usage of the new endpoints, and hopefully replace all of the core places where we still use admin-ajax. The editor will endeavour to create a new page […]

Idea: Uniform Resource Identifiers as an Alternative to Shortcodes

The idea is that any objects embedded in a post’s content have their own home and should be seen as separate resources. Data would be stored elsewhere. Examples https://example.com/resources/contact-forms/email-ella/ https://example.com/resources/charts/php-versions-wordpress/ https://example.com/author/iseulde/ https://example.com/galleries/yummy-chocolates/ https://example.com/surveys/wordpress-editor-2016/ https://external.com/some-map-or-form/ Object Types This approach could be good for: Forms such as contact forms, surveys and polls. Visualised data such as diagrams, charts, […]

Week in Core, November 30 – December 6, 2016

Welcome back the latest issue of Week in Core, covering changes [39380-39529]. Here are the highlights: 150 commits 63 contributors 140 tickets created 17 tickets reopened 104 tickets closed WordPress 4.7 released 🎉 Ticket numbers based on trac timeline for the period above. The following is a summary of commits, organized by component. Code Changes Administration Accessibility: Remove inappropriate content […]

Theming with Twenty Seventeen

In 4.7, WordPress gets a new default theme: Twenty Seventeen. Like all default themes, it’s easily customizable for users and developers. This post will cover developer features and a few tricks when customizing the theme. Of note Twenty Seventeen only works on 4.7 and above. It uses the new video header and starter content features, each […]

Preferred Languages: Research

Following the first meeting of the Preferred Languages project, some time was spent on researching popular platforms and other systems to see how they handle the issue of setting multiple preferred languages. To recap, this is needed to show things in the most suitable language for users in case their requested language is not installed. Browsers & […]

Enhanced PDF Support in WordPress 4.7

WordPress 4.7 makes it easier to preview PDFs in the media library by generating image representations of the first page, which are now used throughout the media library and media attachment screens. If a WP_Image_Editor is available that supports PDF, the following sizes are generated: Full size representation, rendered at 128dpi. Thumbnail (without cropping) Medium Large The sizes generated can be […]