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Project Name Lead Weekly Chat Documents Stage
WP Auto-updates @audrasjb #feature-shinyupdates GitHub, P2 post development
2FA @georgestephanis #core-passwords GitHub, P2 posts development
Background Image Cropper @celloexpressions     development
Customize Posts @westonruter   GitHub development
Dark Mode @danieltj Continuous chat in #design. GitHub development
Fields API @sc0ttkclark Monday 20:00 UTC 2015 in #core-fields GitHubP2 posts development
Image Flow @wonderboymusic Continuous chat in #feature-imageflow. P2 posts,  Slack Chat Room, Google Folder prototyping
Servehappy @flixos90, @schlessera Monday 16:00 UTC in #core-php GitHubP2 posts development
Shiny Updates @obenland Tuesday 19:00 UTC 2015 in #feature-shinyupdates GitHubP2 posts, Trac development
Shortcake (Shortcode UI) @danielbachhuber, @mattheu Monday 17:00 UTC 2015, in #feature-shortcode P2 posts, GitHub development
Toolbar @helenhousandi   GitHub#32678 development
WP REST API @rmccue, @rachelbaker Monday 23:00 UTC 2015 in #core-restapi GitHubP2 posts, O2 group development
Notifications APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. @johnbillion TBD P2 posts planning
Preferred Languages @swissspidy Continuous chat in #core-i18n. P2 posts development

For more information about Feature Plugins, including a checklist of requirements for Feature Plugins to be considered coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.-ready, please see their documentation in the Core Handbook.

Landed Features

These features have graduated from a feature pluginFeature Plugin A plugin that was created with the intention of eventually being proposed for inclusion in WordPress Core. See Features as Plugins. to being in core. The list is maintained to provide a better overview of the process for new and upcoming feature plugins.

Project Name Lead Documents ReleaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software.
Customize Preview Responsiveness @celloexpressions #31195, Flow posts 4.5
Customize Partial Refresh @westonruter #27355, P2 posts 4.5
oEmbed @swissspidy Final Proposal, Plugin, P2 posts, GitHub#32522 4.4
RICG Responsive Images @mike Final Proposal, PluginP2 posts 4.4
Menu CustomizerCustomizer Tool built into WordPress core that hooks into most modern themes. You can use it to preview and modify many of your site’s appearance settings. @celloexpressions Final ProposalPlugin, P2 posts 4.3
Customizer Theme Switcher @celloexpressions Final ProposalEarly plugin 4.2
Press This @michael-arestad Final ProposalPlugin, P2 posts, Github 4.2
x1f4a9 @pento Plugin, P2 posts, Github 4.2
User Session Manager @johnbillion Early plugin 4.1
Focus v2 @iseulde Final ProposalP2 posts 4.1
Media Grid @ericlewis O2 postsP2 posts 4.0
Focus @iseulde Final Proposal 4.0
Widgets Customizer @westonruter Final ProposalP2 posts 3.9
DASH @lessbloat, @joen Final ProposalP2 posts 3.8
MP6 @iammattthomas Final ProposalP2 posts 3.8
THX38 @matveb Final Proposaloverview, P2 posts 3.8
Widgets Area Chooser @shaunandrews Final Proposal, make/ui posts, make core posts 3.8

Inactive Feature Plugins

These plugins are no longer being worked on as a feature for core.

Project Name Lead Weekly Chat Documents
CEUX @melchoyce   P2 posts
Pages & Menus Merge     discussion
The Search Initiative @georgestephanis   overview, P2 posts
Featured Content @wonderboymusic   overview, P2 posts
Admin Help @trishasala, @Clorith   overview, P2 posts
Front-end Editor @iseulde   P2 posts