WordPress 6.4.3 RC1 is now available

WordPress 6.4.3 Release Candidate 1 (RC1) is available for testing! Some ways you can help test this minor release:

  • Use the WordPress Beta Tester pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party
    • As this is a minor RCrelease candidate One of the final stages in the version release cycle, this version signals the potential to be a final release to the public. Also see alpha (beta). release, select the Point Release channel and the Nightlies stream. This is the latest build including the RC and potentially any subsequent commits in trunk.
  • Use WP-CLIWP-CLI WP-CLI is the Command Line Interface for WordPress, used to do administrative and development tasks in a programmatic way. The project page is http://wp-cli.org/ https://make.wordpress.org/cli/ to test:
    wp core update https://wordpress.org/wordpress-6.4.3-RC1.zip
  • Directly download the Beta/RC version.

What’s in this release candidate?

6.4.3 RC1 features 5 fixes in Core as well as 16 fixes for the BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. Editor.

The following coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. tickets from TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. are fixed:

The following block editor issues from GitHubGitHub GitHub 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/ are fixed:

What’s next?

The dev-reviewed workflow (double committer sign-off) is now in effect when making changes to the 6.4 branchbranch A directory in Subversion. WordPress uses branches to store the latest development code for each major release (3.9, 4.0, etc.). Branches are then updated with code for any minor releases of that branch. Sometimes, a major version of WordPress and its minor versions are collectively referred to as a "branch", such as "the 4.0 branch"..

The final release is expected on Tuesday, Janury 30th, 2024. Please note that this date can change depending on possible issues after RC1 is released. Coordination will happen in the WordPress.orgWordPress.org The 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/ 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/. #6-4-release-leads channel.

A special thanks to everyone who helped test, raised issues, and helped to fix tickets. With this release candidate, testing continues, so please help test!

Thanks to @joemcgill for pre-publication review

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Dev Chat agenda, November 29, 2023

The next weekly WordPress developers chat will take place on Wednesday, November 29, 2023 at 20:00 UTC in the core channel of Make WordPress Slack.

Welcome and housekeeping

All are welcome to join Dev Chat.

Dev Chat summary from November 27, 2023 – props to @marybaum for facilitating and the summary.

If you can help with dev chat summaries, please raise your hand in the meeting.


What’s new in Gutenberg 17.1

Highlighted posts

Summary of the Hallway Hangout on the triage extensibility issue https://make.wordpress.org/core/2023/11/27/summary-hallway-hangout-triage-extensibility-issue/

Hallway Hangout: let’s explore WordPress 6.5 – this will take place on Zoom on Tuesday, January 14, 2024 at 21:00 UTC. All welcome to join, whether it is to listen or participate too. There will be a recording and recap published. The event will be in the form of a free flowing demo/ presentation going through as many 6.5 release priorities as possible. The release has a proposed schedule of March 26, 2024.
More on 6.5 further down the agenda.

Please add any additional highlighted posts in comments.

Update from coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.-editor

This is a new section in the agenda as a pilot.

Update on the Core Editor via @annezazu:

In the meeting or in the comments for async contributions, @annezazu asks if folks can please emoji reactReact React is a JavaScript library that makes it easy to reason about, construct, and maintain stateless and stateful user interfaces. https://reactjs.org/. with feedback to give a sense of whether she is on/off track:  = good,  = okay,  = bad. For anything other than green, feel free to thread a comment during the meeting with feedback or link the item and add it to the comments below.

Please also add your thoughts to the discussion on the future of the core-editor chat.

Forthcoming release updates

WordPress release: 6.4

Any new issues?

New updates on 6.4.x release team or dates for 6.4.2?

For those who were missing the core contributor profile badge and should have received it after 6.4, profiles have been updated. Slack update. should have it now.

Next major WordPress release: 6.5

Any new updates?

WordPress 6.5 Editor Tasks board is out.

Development cycle page.

Are you able to help with future bugbug A 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. scrubs? Bug scrubs post. Check out the tickets discussed at the bug scrub on November 28, 2023. Next scrub: December 5, 2023 at 19:00 UTC in the core 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/. channel.

Tickets or Components help requests

Please add any items for this part of the agenda to the comments – tickets for 6.5 will be prioritized. If you can not attend dev chat live, don’t worry, include a note and the facilitator can highlight a ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. if needed.

Open floor

If you have any additional items to add to the agenda, please respond in the comments below to help the facilitator highlight them during the meeting.

a) Reminder from last week: Josepha has asked in the Team Reps channel for highlights from the last year, if you have any item you feel should be included about core’s achievements or items in progress, please add them to the comments on this post for @webcommsat and @hellofromtonya who are preparing the bullet points to send for core. Please do share any comments on this agenda.

b) Nominations for Core Team Reps: 2024 edition – reshare of the draft post to gather suggestions on timings related to the end date for nominations and the end of the voting period. The voting tool to use and whether an embedded voting block in discussion with other teams would be available for this edition to be finalized.

Please do consider whether you could stand for the core team repTeam Rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts. for next year.

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