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 18:00 UTC in the #core-editor Slack channel.


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

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112 open tickets in the Editor component

112 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request
4.8 4 3 1
Awaiting Review 49 25 4
Future Release 9 16 1

112 open tickets. Last 7 days: +3 tickets

11 tickets that have no replies

View list on Trac

  • #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
  • #38850  Sticky positioning for a smoother scrolling experience javascript
  • #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
  • #39691  wpLink autocomplete search improvement
  • #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

8 tickets slated for 4.8

View list in Trac

  • #12423  Include Ace (or similar) as default code editor accessibility
  • #30490  Switch editor tabs focus style ui accessibility
  • #30506  RTL: Hours and minutes fields order reversed in post editing ui rtl
  • #31798  Editor: switch undo and redo in RTL rtl
  • #35760  Provide API for TinyMCE editor to be dynamically instantiated via JS javascript
  • #36809  Remove target="_blank" checkbox in Advanced Link Modal ui accessibility administration
  • #38850  Sticky positioning for a smoother scrolling experience javascript
  • #39793  Scrolling up in the sticky post text editor does not scroll the page up to top accessibility

112 open tickets

Open bugs: 62. View list on Trac

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  • azaozz
  • iseulde

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