[Updated 8 June – link for last Dev chat summary – @webcommsat]
This weekly WordPress Developers Chat takes place in the #Core channel of the Make WordPress Slack 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 8 June 2022, 21:00 UTC. All welcome.
Dev Chat summary from the meeting on May 25, 2022
Roadmap to 6.1 from @matveb **
3. Blog (versus network, site) posts of note
A week in core, June 6, 2022 from @audrasjb
Editor chat summary, June 1, 2022
Gutenberg 13.4 Release Candidate 1 – June 1, 2022
4. Upcoming releases
i) Recently published major 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.: any updates on 6.0 release and 6.1 **
WordPress 6.0 “Arturo”
ii) Minor 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. – 6.0.1
Discussion items: release coordinator(s) and timing. A number of tickets are in the milestone.
5. Core Contributors Core contributors are those who have worked on a release of WordPress, by creating the functions or finding and patching bugs. These contributions are done through Trac. https://core.trac.wordpress.org.
a) Proposed: A sprint to help update the Core Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Contributor Handbook on Monday June 20, 2022. Save the date. More details in a P2 A free theme for WordPress, known for front-end posting, used by WordPress for development updates and project management. See our main development blog and other workgroup blogs. post and a spreadsheet to help async contribution to follow.
b) WordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Europe contributor day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. update (if available, if not will move to next week’s agenda if people are still traveling)
c) Next new core contributor meeting – for any new joiners to the channel or from WCEU!
6. Open floor
If you can not attend the meeting live, please do add comments to this post with items or tickets you wish to highlight and related requests.
a) Components Maintainers – any ticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. issues or volunteers to assist with components?
b) From discussion in Core editor, about how to quicken the landing of Gutenberg 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/ fixes/improvements (already made within plugin 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) into core through minor releases? It was suggested to bring this topic to the weekly Core Dev Chat for broader discussion on how to do faster, more frequent minor releases to ship fixes faster.
c) Any tickets from Core or Gutenberg to highlight?
d) Any other items?
Reminder: if you have any items for Open Floor, please add them in the comments below. This helps plan the meeting and give enough time for any particular areas needed.
Thanks to @webcommsat and @marybaum for working on the agenda and planning,
and the contributions from core team members.
If you can help with the summary, please reach out to
core team reps @marybaum and @audrasjb