The WordPress coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. development team builds WordPress! Follow this site for general updates, status reports, and the occasional code debate. There’s lots of ways to contribute:
Found a bugbugA bug is an error or unexpected result. Performance improvements, code optimization, and are considered enhancements, not defects. After feature freeze, only bugs are dealt with, with regressions (adverse changes from the previous version) being the highest priority.?Create a ticket in the bug tracker.
In the WordPress project, contributions are collected and compiled into the WordPress.orgWordPress.orgThe community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ Credits APIAPIAn 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. by WordPress.org usernames. Though contributions happen in many different ways using many different tools, connecting efforts back to an individual’s w.org profile is required to receive attribution for your efforts.
To ensure that you receive credit for any contributions submitted through GitHubGitHubGitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/, you must link your GitHub and WordPress.org profiles. This includes contributions to GutenbergGutenbergThe Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/, using GitHub pull requests for code review, and contributing to feature plugins under the WordPress organization, such as the Performance plugin.
WordPress.org uses an oAuth flow to grant a WordPress GitHub application read-only access to your GitHub account’s public information. This proves that you own both the GitHub account and the WordPress.org account and links the two accounts.
When visiting https://profiles.wordpress.org/github:GHUSERNAME, redirect to the connected w.org profile for GHUSERNAME if there is a preexisting connection. There is no active connection if you’re redirected to a GitHub w.org profile.
When a connection is active, the slug and profile URLURLA specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org will be returned. false is returned when no connection exists. The results are keyed by the GitHub usernames that were passed.