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.

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

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123 open tickets in the Editor component

123 open tickets defect (bug) enhancement feature request
4.8 4 3 1
Awaiting Review 57 28 4
Future Release 9 16 1

123 open tickets. Last 7 days: +5 tickets

16 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
  • #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
  • #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
  • #40543 ¬†WordPress editor breaks Bootstrap html popups

8 tickets slated for 4.8

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  • #12423 ¬†Include 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

123 open tickets

Open bugs: 70. View list on Trac

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