WordPress 6.6 Planning Proposal & Call for Volunteers

With WordPress 6.5 almost ready, it’s time to start planning WordPress 6.6 so that the release leads can participate from the start of the release cycle. The timeline for the second release of 2024 takes into consideration WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They’re one of the places where the […]

Summary, Dev Chat, March 20, 2024

Start of the meeting in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/., facilitated by @joemcgill. Announcements WordPress 6.5 RC 3 was released on March 19, 2024, and Gutenberg 17.9 was released on March 13. Please continue to help test and provide feedback. Forthcoming […]

Agenda, Dev Chat, Wednesday February 28, 2024

WordPress Developers Chat agenda for February 28, 2024

Dev Chat agenda, Wednesday February 7, 2024

Agenda for the WordPress Developers Chat on Wednesday February 7, 2024, at 20:00 UTC.

Dev Chat Summary, January 31, 2024

Summary from the WordPress Developers Chat, January 31, 2024.

Dev Chat agenda, January 24, 2024

Agenda for the WordPress Dev Chat meeting on January 24, 2024 at 20:00 UTC

Dev Chat summary, January 17, 2024

Start of meeting on Slack This DevChat starts with an experiment to shift the chat to synchronize discussions and away from dropping of links. Discussion on open proposals in coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Default Theme Task Force for 2024 Link to the […]

Editor: Important milestones for WordPress 6.5

The WordPress 6.5 betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. […]

WordPress 6.5 release squad formation

Following up on the last call for volunteers, I’m pleased to announce the release squad for the upcoming WordPress 6.5 has been put together in collaboration with project leadership. The release squad formation is as follows: This release squad introduces an experimental Default Themes Lead role based on the need to update past default themes […]

Call to action: 2024 major releases call for volunteers

Based on the previous proposal around the 2024 Major Release Timing, it’s time to call for volunteers. Since there are release dates for the upcoming three releases, let’s formalize the 6.5 release squad and begin shaping the other two squads of the year ahead. Knowing who will participate in 6.6 and 6.7 in advance will […]