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
Administration368 -552 !!
Bootstrap/Load646 !!
Build/Test Tools128 +1128 !!
Bundled Theme261 +178 !!
Cache API356 !!
Comments167 +215 !!
Pings/Trackbacks255 !!
Cron API20 +13 !!
Customize217 -117 !!
Database11436 !!
Date/Time294 !!
Editor242 +724 !!
Autosave177 !!
Quick/Bulk Edit495 !!
TinyMCE101 !!
Export366 !!
External Libraries29 -16 !!
Feeds514 !!
Filesystem API46 +19 !!
Formatting165 -131 !!
Charset83 !!
Emoji92 !!
Shortcodes43 +212 !!
General348 -228 !!
Help/About13 +1
HTTP API39 +213 !!
I18N95 +25 !!
Import588 !!
Mail447 !!
Media597 +323 !!
Embeds71 -213 !!
Gallery367 !!
Upload6011 !!
Networks and Sites14621 !!
Options, Meta APIs11331 !!
Permalinks117 +127 !!
Canonical76 +111 !!
Rewrite Rules8822 !!
Plugins210 +136 !!
Posts, Post Types375 -172 !!
Post Formats144 !!
Post Thumbnails174 !!
Revisions40 +16 !!
Privacy86 -13 !!
Query21251 !!
REST API87 +17 !!
Application Passwords4 +1
Script Loader71 -119 !!
Security53 +35 !!
Site Health66 -111 !!
Sitemaps16 +32 !!
Taxonomy21050 !!
Themes19719 !!
Menus151 +310 !!
Widgets1308 !!
Toolbar452 !!
Upgrade/Install217 -135 !!
Users254 +157 !!
Login and Registration135 +225 !!
Role/Capability6716 !!
XML-RPC34