WordPress Core Components

For the purposes of contributing, WordPress is organized into 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. Read this post to learn more about the maintainer role: What does it mean to be a component maintainer? A refresher.

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
Administration388 -246 !!
Bootstrap/Load668 !!
Build/Test Tools245 -127 !!
Bundled Theme269 -1
Cache API49 +15 !!
Comments199 +230 !!
Pings/Trackbacks293 !!
Cron API26 +13 !!
Customize20013 !!
Database15853 !!
Date/Time454 !!
Editor576 +1121 !!
Autosave189 !!
Quick/Bulk Edit431 !!
TinyMCE143 !!
Export4812 !!
External Libraries331 !!
Feeds647 !!
Filesystem API433 !!
Formatting20743 !!
Charset83 !!
Emoji10
Shortcodes5413 !!
General64189 !!
Help/About182 !!
HTML API7
HTTP API4714 !!
I18N784 !!
Import6312 !!
Interactivity API1
Mail5215 !!
Media600 -326 !!
Embeds8419 !!
Gallery3412 !!
Upload7114 !!
Networks and Sites17331 !!
Options, Meta APIs14145 !!
Permalinks13028 !!
Canonical8314 !!
Rewrite Rules9324 !!
Plugins265 -140 !!
Posts, Post Types43092 !!
Post Formats13 -43 !!
Post Thumbnails16 +15 !!
Revisions364 !!
Privacy984 !!
Query253 -164 !!
REST API143 -132 !!
Application Passwords15
Script Loader9327 !!
Security90 +119 !!
Site Health1006 !!
Sitemaps216 !!
Taxonomy24656 !!
Themes252 -132 !!
Menus18524 !!
Widgets180 -132 !!
Toolbar29 -1
Upgrade/Install26118 !!
Users293 +168 !!
Login and Registration14619 !!
Role/Capability7413 !!
XML-RPC33