#22862: Consider a CSS preprocessor

In #22862, it was proposed that coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. move to using a CSSCSS Cascading Style Sheets. preprocessor. Given that we now have the appropriate tooling in place and MP6 has been greenlighted for preparation to merge into core, it is […]

Miscellaneous block editor changes in WordPress 5.9

This dev notedev note Each important change in WordPress Core is documented in a developers note, (usually called dev note). Good dev notes generally include: a description of the change; the decision that led to this change a description of how developers are supposed to work with that change. Dev notes are published on Make/Core […]

What’s new in Gutenberg 11.2.0? (4 August)

Two weeks have already passed since 11.1, so this week 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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ 11.2 was released. This […]

CSS Chat Summary: 08 July 2021

The meeting took place here on Slack. @ryelle facilitated and @danfarrow wrote up these notes. Housekeeping @ryelle shared the news that the 5.8 release candidate is now available – check it out! Discussion: Custom Properties (#49930) @ryelle has updated her PR with some custom-property additions to common.css @ryelle observed that a small subset of custom-properties […]

CSS Chat Summary: 03 June 2021

The meeting took place here on Slack. @notlaura facilitated and @danfarrow wrote up these notes. Housekeeping @danfarrow offered to run the next 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 […]

Recent Build/Test Tool changes and GitHub Actions update

It’s been a busy year so far for the Build/Test Tool component! Here are some notable changes to be aware of, and an update on the transition to using GitHub Actions for all automated testing. NodeJS 14.x LTS support NodeJS 14.x has been the active LTS version since April of 2020. While dependencies were updated […]

CSS Chat Summary: 04 March 2021

The meeting took place here on Slack. @notlaura facilitated and @danfarrow wrote up these notes. Housekeeping A leader is needed for next week’s (Thursday 11 March @ 21:00 UTC) 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, […]

CSS Chat Summary: 04 February 2021

The meeting took place here on Slack – @notlaura facilitated and @danfarrow wrote up these notes Housekeeping The next bugscrub (Thursday February 11, 9pm UTC) will be for 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 […]

Devchat meeting summary – February 3, 2021

Notes from the WordPress developers chat on 3 February 2021.

A Week in Core – February 1st, 2021

Welcome back to a new issue of Week in CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.. Let’s take a look at what changed on TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. between […]