WordPress Core Components

For the purposes of contributing, WordPress is organized into a few dozen components. These are well-defined, functional areas of coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.. Many contributors take a particular interest in certain areas, whether it is maintaining the HTTP API or improving the Editor. Some components have sub-components, like Shortcodes nested under Formatting, or Post Formats nested under Posts.

Many contributors help maintain one or more components. These maintainers are vital to keeping WordPress development running as smoothly as possible. They triagetriage The act of evaluating and sorting bug reports, in order to decide priority, severity, and other factors. new tickets, look after existing ones, spearhead or mentor tasks, pitch new ideas, curate roadmaps, and provide feedback to other contributors. Longtime maintainers with a deep understanding of particular areas of core are always seeking to mentor others to impart their knowledge. Want to help? Start following a component! Adjust your notifications here. Feel free to dig into any ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker..

ComponentTickets7 Days0 RepliesMaintainers
Administration377 +252 !!
Bootstrap/Load626 !!
Build/Test Tools118 -225 !!
Bundled Theme232 +176 !!
Cache API355 !!
Comments169 +214 !!
Pings/Trackbacks266 !!
Cron API222 !!
Customize21116 !!
Database102 -132 !!
Date/Time24 +14 !!
Editor373 +4131 !!
Autosave177 !!
Quick/Bulk Edit505 !!
TinyMCE61 !!
Export36 +18 !!
External Libraries29 +14 !!
Feeds514 !!
Filesystem API428 !!
Formatting153 +130 !!
Charset72 !!
Emoji7
Shortcodes4013 !!
General423 -691 !!
Help/About13 -1
HTTP API3510 !!
I18N95 +19 !!
Import578 !!
Mail459 !!
Media576 -218 !!
Embeds70 +216 !!
Gallery324 !!
Upload62 -110 !!
Networks and Sites14115 !!
Options, Meta APIs109 -227 !!
Permalinks113 -127 !!
Canonical71 +29 !!
Rewrite Rules8520 !!
Plugins204 -128 !!
Posts, Post Types374 +162 !!
Post Formats144 !!
Post Thumbnails16 -13 !!
Revisions485 !!
Privacy92 -27 !!
Query202 -150 !!
REST API119 -48 !!
Script Loader6915 !!
Security46 +21 !!
Site Health53 -16 !!
Sitemaps2 -2
Taxonomy205 -144 !!
Themes186 -114 !!
Menus1474 !!
Widgets128 +15 !!
Toolbar464 !!
Upgrade/Install216 +140 !!
Users256 -156 !!
Login and Registration12923 !!
Role/Capability6515 !!
XML-RPC36 -12 !!