Editor component


The editor component is for the WordPress post editor on the Add New and Edit Post screens, and for the Quick/Bulk edit functionality on the Posts screen.

đź’¬ Weekly chat Wednesday 17:00 UTC in the #core-editor Slack channel.


Subcomponents: TinyMCE, Press This, Autosave, and Quick/Bulk Edit.

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169 open tickets in the Editor component

169 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request task (blessed)
4.9.2 1 0 0 1
5.0 4 1 0 0
Awaiting Review 89 33 6 0
Future Release 14 19 1 0

169 open tickets. Last 7 days: +1 ticket

35 tickets that have no replies

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  • #38055  <a href> tags disappear when switching from "Text" view to "Visual" view of Page Editor
  • #38782  Insert/Edit link scrolling triggers AJAX requests for both (recent and search) rivers ui performance
  • #38784  Set no_found_rows inside _WP_Editors::wp_link_query performance
  • #38934  Bug with Category selector view when using child categories
  • #39192  Add the ability to suggest changes to post drafts
  • #39549  Inline link toolbar via keyboard shortcut in Text view
  • #39574  Editor patterns: add empty headings/quotes
  • #39790  When I click on URL button for add an URL to an image a new line is added
  • #39870  Warning when an inserted link contains &preview=true administration
  • #40021  Empty p tags when adding multiple consecutive shortcodes in the editor. ui
  • #40023  Include CPT & term archives in the inline link insert search field administration
  • #40024  Include CPT archives in the menu cutomizer administration
  • #40540  Drag and drop of images with captions sometimes works javascript administration
  • #40665  Edit control on Video inside editor should not show up before selecting administration
  • #40681  The "Edit Post" page appears to MOVE a category to the top based on bad logic, instead of leaving it under its parent. ui template
  • #40723  Pasting Word content – then trying to remove tags via WYSIWYG – does not work administration
  • #41118  Add post type classes to internal link search results ui administration
  • #41456  Rename $buttons to $mce_buttons in 'mce_buttons' filter DocBlock docs
  • #41511  Attachment page URL not created correctly for image uploaded directly to library before being added to post
  • #41534  Styles added with `add_editor_style` are not added to custom `wp.mce` views on initial load javascript
  • #41586  Page Attributes > Parent list doesn't fit screen ui administration
  • #41607  Cannot scroll down in Firefox 54 and WordPress 4.8.1 using Shift + PageDown
  • #41869  Documentations was not proper. docs
  • #41880  Improve comment in functions description for class http file docs
  • #42099  Serious Bug with iOS and Safari when Using any External Keyboard
  • #42334  Enter/Escape keys don't have an affect in the locked content modal javascript administration
  • #42349  Things get deleted when editing anchor text on lins performance
  • #42569  Not able to edit files from Theme Editor option. administration
  • #42587  Added Css Classes field to wp-link in editor. ui
  • #42645  Support passing version number to add_editor_style()
  • #42664  Editor link autocomplete suggestions: no fallback title displayed for posts with no title
  • #42716  When using the wp_editor_settings filter and setting tinymce to false, the Word Count feature breaks.
  • #42753  possible bug in filter wp_code_editor_setting
  • #42792  Custom Post Editor for Automotive
  • #42876  Bug in wordpress editor

5 tickets slated for 5.0

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  • #39793  Scrolling up in the sticky post text editor does not scroll the page up to top accessibility
  • #41074  Create new Dashicons (4.9) ui
  • #42540  Don't move focus to the editor when switching editor mode ui accessibility javascript
  • #42543  Minor type in class-wp-editor.php ui docs
  • #42664  Editor link autocomplete suggestions: no fallback title displayed for posts with no title

169 open tickets

Open bugs: 108. View list on Trac

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