Dev Chat Agenda for April 15, 2020

Here is the agenda for the weekly meeting happening later today: Wednesday April 15, 2020 at 20:00 UTC.

Announcements

If anyone has any announcement to make, now is the time!

Highlighted blogblog (versus network, site) posts

Components Check-in

  • News from components
  • Components that need help
  • Cross-component collaboration

Open Floor

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This meeting happens in the #core channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Making WordPress Slack.

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Dev Chat Agenda for April 8, 2020

Here is the agenda for the weekly meeting happening later today: Wednesday April 8, 2020 at 21:00 UTC.

Announcements

If anyone has any announcement to make, now is the time!

Highlighted blogblog (versus network, site) posts

  • Showing Online WordCamps in the Events Widget – Should online WordCamps be added to the Events widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user.? If so, who should they be shown to?
  • 5.4 Retrospective – Call for feedback

Components Check-in

  • News from components
  • Components that need help
  • Cross-component collaboration

Open Floor

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Dev Chat Agenda for April 1, 2020

Here is the agenda for the weekly meeting happening later today: Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 09:00 PM UTC.

Announcements

WordPress 5.4 “Adderley” was released yesterday, March 31, 2020!

Highlighted blogblog (versus network, site) posts

Components Check-in

  • News from components
  • Components that need help
  • Cross-component collaboration

Open Floor

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Dev Chat Agenda for March 25, 2020 (5.4 Week 11)

Here is the agenda for the weekly meeting happening later today: Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 09:00 PM UTC.

Announcements

WordPress 5.4 Release Candidate 4 landed yesterday, March 24, as scheduled.

Upcoming Releases

  • The current major is 5.4, scheduled to go out on March 31st 2020; please keep testing for all the bugs!
  • Trunktrunk A directory in Subversion containing the latest development code in preparation for the next major release cycle. If you are running "trunk", then you are on the latest revision. has branched to 5.5 on the beginning of March. That means 5.5 is officially in Alpha.
  • Work for 5.6, aka all-women release, has kicked off with an initial round of messages going out to the women that expressed interest.

Components Check-in

  • News from components
  • Components that need help
  • Cross-component collaboration

Open Floor

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Dev Chat Agenda for March 18, 2020 (5.4 Week 10)

Here is the agenda for the weekly meeting happening later today: Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at 09:00 PM UTC.

Announcements

WordPress 5.4 Release Candidate 3 landed yesterday, March 18, as scheduled.

Upcoming Releases

The current major is 5.4; please keep testing for all the bugs. At the same time, trunktrunk A directory in Subversion containing the latest development code in preparation for the next major release cycle. If you are running "trunk", then you are on the latest revision. has branched to 5.5 as of RC1. That means 5.5 is officially in alpha.

Final release is March 31.

Components Check-in

  • News from components
  • Components that need help
  • Cross-component collaboration

Open Floor

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Dev Chat Agenda for March 11, 2020 (5.4 Week 9)

Here is the agenda for the weekly meeting happening later today: Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at 09:00 PM UTC.

Announcements

Highlighted Blogblog (versus network, site) Posts

Topics for discussion

Components Check-in

  • News from components
  • Components up for adoption (Filesystem API and Rewrite Rules)
  • Components that need help
  • Cross component collaboration

Open Floor


If you have anything to propose for the agenda or specific items related to those listed above, please leave a comment below.

This meeting is held in the #core channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Making WordPress Slack.

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Dev Chat Agenda for March 4, 2020 (5.4 Week 8)

Here is the agenda for the weekly meeting happening later today: Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at 09:00 PM UTC.

Announcements

Highlighted Blogblog (versus network, site) Posts

Upcoming Releases – 5.4 and 5.5

  • RC 2 to be released on March 10th
  • Trunktrunk A directory in Subversion containing the latest development code in preparation for the next major release cycle. If you are running "trunk", then you are on the latest revision. is now 5.5 alpha

Components Check-in

  • News from components
  • Components up for adoption (Filesystem API and Rewrite Rules)
  • Components that need help
  • Cross component collaboration

Open Floor


If you have anything to propose for the agenda or specific items related to those listed above, please leave a comment below.

This meeting is held in the #core channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Making WordPress Slack.

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Dev Chat Agenda for February 26, 2020 (5.4 Week 7)

Here is the agenda for the weekly meeting happening later today: Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at 09:00 PM UTC.

Announcements

  • This week marks week 6 of the 5.4 release cycle 🙌
  • WordPress 5.4 Beta 3 was released yesterday, February 25, as scheduled.

Highlighted Blogblog (versus network, site) Posts

Upcoming Releases – 5.4

Components Check-in

  • News from components
  • Components up for adoption (Filesystem API and Rewrite Rules)
  • Components that need help
  • Cross component collaboration

Open Floor


If you have anything to propose for the agenda or specific items related to those listed above, please leave a comment below.

This meeting is held in the #core channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Making WordPress Slack.

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Dev Chat Agenda for February 19, 2020 (5.4 Week 6)

Here is the agenda for the weekly meeting happening later today: Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at 09:00 PM UTC.

Announcements

  • This week marks week 5 of the 5.4 release cycle 🙌
  • WordPress 5.4 Beta 2 was released yesterday, February 18, as scheduled.

Highlighted Blogblog (versus network, site) Posts

Upcoming Releases – 5.4

  • 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. 3 to be released on February 25
  • Status report on the About page – content and design
  • Dev Notesdev note Each important change in WordPress Core is documented in a developers note, (usually called dev note). Good dev notes generally include: a description of the change; the decision that led to this change a description of how developers are supposed to work with that change. Dev notes are published on Make/Core blog during the beta phase of WordPress release cycle. Publishing dev notes is particularly important when plugin/theme authors and WordPress developers need to be aware of those changes.In general, all dev notes are compiled into a Field Guide at the beginning of the release candidate phase. status and how to proceed to get them all published in time for RC1 and the Field GuideField guide The field guide is a type of blogpost published on Make/Core during the release candidate phase of the WordPress release cycle. The field guide generally lists all the dev notes published during the beta cycle. This guide is linked in the about page of the corresponding version of WordPress, in the release post and in the HelpHub version page.

Components Check-in

  • News from components
  • Components up for adoption (Filesystem API and Rewrite Rules)
  • Components that need help
  • Cross component collaboration

Open Floor


If you have anything to propose for the agenda or specific items related to those listed above, please leave a comment below.

This meeting is held in the #core channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Making WordPress Slack.

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Dev Chat Agenda for February 12, 2020 (5.4 Week 5)

Here is the agenda for the weekly meeting happening later today: Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at 09:00 PM UTC.

Announcements

  • This week marks week 5 of the 5.4 release cycle 🙌

Highlighted Blogblog (versus network, site) Posts

Upcoming Releases – 5.4

  • 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. 1 Released

Components Check-in

  • News from components
  • Components up for adoption (Filesystem API and Rewrite Rules)
  • Components that need help
  • Cross component collaboration

Open Floor


If you have anything to propose for the agenda or specific items related to those listed above, please leave a comment below.

This meeting is held in the #core channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Making WordPress Slack.

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