Dev Chat Agenda, May 18, 2022

This weekly WordPress Developers Chat takes place in the #Core channel of the Make WordPress 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/. on Wednesday May 18, 2022 at 20:00 UTC. All welcome.

1. Welcome

Dev Chat summary from the meeting on May 11, 2022 – thanks to @webcommsat. Could you write a dev chat summary in the future?

2. Announcements

WordPress 6.0 Release Candidate 3 (released May 17, 2022)

3. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts of note

A Week in Core (May 18, 2022)

What’s New in Gutenberg 13.2 (May 11, 2022)

4. Upcoming releases

Next major: WordPress 6.0

Updates from Release Co-ordinators and members of the squad.

Useful resources

5. Open floor

If you have any items for Open Floor, please add them in the comments below.

If you are a component maintainer and wish to raise a ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. in dev chat or give an update, you can also add information in the comments section.

Thanks to @marybaum and @webcommsat for working on the agenda and meeting planning.

Could you help with the summary from this week’s meeting? Comment below or message CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Team reps @marybaum and @audrasjb in the Core Slack channel.

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Dev Chat Agenda, May 4, 2022

This weekly WordPress Developers Chat takes place in the #Core channel of the Make WordPress 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/. on Wednesday May 4, 2022 at 20:00 UTC. All welcome.

1. Welcome

Dev Chat summary from the meeting on April 27, 2022 – @webcommsat

2. Announcements

WordPress 6.0 Release Candidate 1 (released on May 3, 2022). This was the hard string freeze for the 6.0 and 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". for the release.

WordPress 6.0 Beta 4 (released on May 2, 2022).

Early focused meetings will take place on Mondays at a revised time of 18:00 UTC.

What’s New in Gutenberg 13.1 (April 27, 2022).

3. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts of note to coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.

Key links for 6.0 and updates from the squad will be in the agenda item 4, after these blog posts.

A Week in Core – May 2, 2022

Full Site Editing (FSE) Outreach Program Testing Call 14: Rallying Recipe Reviewers (April 28, 2022). Leave feedback by May 18, 2022

Any others?

4. Upcoming releases

Next major: WordPress 6.0

Updates from Release Co-ordinators and members of the squad.

Useful resources/ calls for testing

5. Open floor

If you have any items for Open Floor, please add them in the comments below.

If you are a component maintainer and wish to raise a ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. in dev chat or give an update, you can also add information in the comments section.

Could you help with writing the summary from dev chat for a future meeting? Comment below or message core team reps @marybaum and @audrasjb in the Core Slack channel.

Props to: @webcommsat and @marybaum for working on items for the agenda.

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Dev Chat Agenda, April 27, 2022

This has been published later than normal due to the availability of contributors. Thank you for understanding.

This weekly meeting takes place in the #Core channel of the Make WordPress 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/. on Wednesday April 27, 2022 at 20:00 UTC. All welcome.

1. Welcome

Dev Chat summary from April 20, 2022 meeting

2. Announcements

WordPress 6.0 Beta 3 released on April 26, 2022. This represented the soft string freeze for this release.

Status of Webfonts API for inclusion in WordPress 6.0 (April 22, 2022)

3. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts of note

A Week in Core – April 25, 2022 – thanks to @audrasjb

An update on Preferred Languages Project – thanks to @swissspidy for the post (April 27, 2022) on the 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 plans for users to be able to select multiple preferred languages in settings. The post includes a call for contributions to development and testing. For background, more than half of all WordPress sites in the world use a language other than US English.

4. Upcoming releases

Next major: WordPress 6.0

Updates from Release Co-coordinators and members of the squad.

Useful resources/ calls for testing

5. Open floor

If you have any items for Open Floor, please add them in the comments below.

If you are a component maintainer and wish to raise a ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. in dev chat or give an update, you can also add information in the comments section.

Could you help with the summary from this week’s meeting? Comment below or message @marybaum and @audrasjb in the CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Slack channel.

Props to: @webcommsat and @marybaum for working on the agenda and @desrosj for review.

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Dev Chat Agenda, May 11, 2022

This weekly WordPress Developers Chat takes place in the #Core channel of the Make WordPress 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/. on Wednesday May 11, 2022 at 20:00 UTC. All welcome.

1. Welcome

Dev Chat summary, from the meeting on May 4, 2022

2. Announcements

WordPress 6.0 Release Candidaterelease 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). 2 is available (released May 10, 2022)

3. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts of note

A Week in CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. (May 9, 2022)

4. Upcoming releases

Next major: WordPress 6.0

Updates from Release coordinators and members of the squad.

Useful resources/ calls for testing

5. Open floor

If you have an item for Open Floor, please add it in the comments below.

If you are a component maintainer and wish to raise a ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. in dev chat or give an update, you can also add information in the comments section.

Thanks to @webcommsat and @marybaum for working on the agenda.

Could you help with the summary from this week’s meeting? Comment below or message @marybaum and @audrasjb in the Core Slack channel.

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Dev Chat Agenda, April 20, 2022

This weekly WordPress Developers Chat takes place in the #Core channel of the Make WordPress 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/. on Wednesday April 20, 2022 at 20:00 UTC. All welcome.

1. Welcome

Dev Chat summary, from the meeting on April 13, 2022

2. Announcements

WordPress 6.0 Beta 2 – released April 19, 2022.

3. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts of note

A Week in Core, from @audrasjb (April 18, 2022)

What’s New in Gutenberg 13.0 (April 14, 2022)

4. Upcoming releases

Next major: WordPress 6.0

Updates from Release Co-ordinators and members of the squad.

Useful resources/ calls for testing

5. Open floor

If you have any items for Open Floor, please add them in the comments below.

If you are a component maintainer and wish to raise a ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. in dev chat or give an update, you can also add information in the comments section.

Thanks to @marybaum and @webcommsat for working on the agenda.

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Dev Chat agenda, April 13, 2022

This week’s WordPress developers chat will take place on Wednesday April 13 at 20:00 UTC in the CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. channel on 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/..

1. Welcome

Dev Chat summary, April 6, 2022

2. Announcements

6.0 Beta 1 released (April 12, 2022) – thanks to everyone involved and for all those who came to the release party to help test. 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 is now available for download and further testing!

3. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts to note

Follow up on WebP by default proposal (April 12, 2022). The Performance Team will be reassessing this proposal to consider the feedback.

A Week in Core (April 11, 2022)

Help wanted: Test WordPress 6.0 (April 12, 2022)

Help test the comments blocks for 6.0

Highlight from last week. More answers to round four of questions on the Full Site Editing (FSE) program. You can find answers from all the question rounds at fse-answers

4. Upcoming releases: 6.0

  • Updates from the release squad.
  • There will probably be no more minors in the 5.9 cycle, except to patchpatch A special text file that describes changes to code, by identifying the files and lines which are added, removed, and altered. It may also be referred to as a diff. A patch can be applied to a codebase for testing. vulnerabilities. The last minor was 5.9.3.
  • Useful links relating to 6.0:

5. Open Floor

Thanks for items for the agenda, and to @marybaum and @webcommsat for co-ordinating and pulling the agenda together. Could you help with writing the summary this week?

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Dev Chat Agenda: April 5, 2022

The WordPress developers chat meeting takes place on Wednesdays at 20:00 UTC in the CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. channel on 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/..

1. Welcome

2. Announcements

WordPress 5.9.3

WordPress 6.0 features walkthrough

3. Blogblog (versus network, site) posts of note

A Week in Core

Month in WordPress: What’s new in Learn WordPress – March 2022 update

6.0 Project Board for GutenbergGutenberg The 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/

Answers to round four of questions on the FSE program

Latest Full Site Editing program testing – call 13. Lots of useful information in this post published on March 31, on setting up a testing environment too.

4. Update on releases

a) Next major releasemajor release A release, identified by the first two numbers (3.6), which is the focus of a full release cycle and feature development. WordPress uses decimaling count for major release versions, so 2.8, 2.9, 3.0, and 3.1 are sequential and comparable in scope.: 6.0

b) Next minor releaseMinor Release A set of releases or versions having the same minor version number may be collectively referred to as .x , for example version 5.2.x to refer to versions 5.2, 5.2.1, 5.2.3, and all other versions in the 5.2 (five dot two) branch of that software. Minor Releases often make improvements to existing features and functionality.

5. Open Floor

If you’re a component maintainer who needs assistance or eyes on tickets, you have priority in Open Floor.

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Dev Chat Agenda, March 30, 2022

(Update to blogblog (versus network, site) posts section 30/3/2022 with 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. theme discussion links, GutenbergGutenberg The 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/ 12.9, 6.0 walkthrough post)
This is the agenda for the weekly WordPress developers chat meeting, held weekly on Wednesdays at 20:00 UTC in the Make WordPress CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. channel on 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/..

1. Welcome

Dev Chat summary from March 23, 2022

2. Announcements

What’s new in Gutenberg 12.9 (March 30, 2022)

3. Blog posts for dev chat awareness

  • A Week in Core (March 28, 2022)
  • Ask your questions on the Full Site Editing (FSE) program – this third round closes on March 30, 2022
  • The new pattern creator is live – you can build, edit, and submit block patterns to the Pattern Directory. Open to anyone with a 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/ user account.
  • Enabling WebP by default (March 28, 2022)
  • Examples for extending WordPress/Gutenberg with blocksGitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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/ repo. Call for reviewers and new examples, @welcher
  • Learn WordPress Social Learning spaces MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on meetup.com will help you find options in your area. has regular discussions by @daisyo on Block Themes on Fridays via WordPress Social Learning
  • Learn WordPress resources published in March 2022 (link to come)

4. Releases update

a) Next major releasemajor release A release, identified by the first two numbers (3.6), which is the focus of a full release cycle and feature development. WordPress uses decimaling count for major release versions, so 2.8, 2.9, 3.0, and 3.1 are sequential and comparable in scope.: 6.0

Updates from the release squad.

Update on the 6.0 walkthrough planned for 5 April 2022

Useful links

WordPress 6.0 development cycle
Bug Scrub schedule for 6.0 – this is updated regularly so do check-in with the latest dates.

WordPress 6.0 planning update (March 11, 2022)

WordPress 6.0 Editor Tasks project board
WordPress 6.0 Dev Notes project board

b) Next minor releaseMinor Release A set of releases or versions having the same minor version number may be collectively referred to as .x , for example version 5.2.x to refer to versions 5.2, 5.2.1, 5.2.3, and all other versions in the 5.2 (five dot two) branch of that software. Minor Releases often make improvements to existing features and functionality.: 5.9.3

Updates from @mamaduka and @audrasjb.

5. Open Floor

If you are a component maintainer and have an update to share or request, you can highlight it in Open Floor. It helps the meeting flow to know if you have a particular ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker.(s) to raise ahead of dev chat.

You can also add any other requests for the meeting to the comments area on this agenda too. Thanks.

This ticket needs a patchpatch A special text file that describes changes to code, by identifying the files and lines which are added, removed, and altered. It may also be referred to as a diff. A patch can be applied to a codebase for testing. and has therefore been moved to 5.9.4. The 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. is reproducible.

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