Editor Chat Agenda: 9 November 2022

Facilitator and notetaker: @ajitbohra

This is the agenda for the weekly editor chat scheduled for Wednesday, November 9 2022, 04:00 PM GMT+1. This meeting is held in the #core-editor channel in the Making 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/..

Agenda items

1) Announcements

WordPress 6.2 Development Cycle

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/ 14.5 RC1 is ready to test and Gutenberg 14.5 imminent.

2) Key project updates:

3) Task Coordination.

4) Open Floor – extended edition.

  • Should we rethink how CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Editor Chat works (again))?
    • The attendance and purpose of the chat seem to be both withering for the past six months or more. Let’s spend some time to figure out what happens and what could we change to make use of our time and participation in a relevant and impactful manner.

If you are not able to attend the meeting, you are encouraged to share anything relevant for the discussion:

  • If you have an update for the main site editing projects, please feel free to share as a comment or come prepared for the meeting itself.
  • If you have anything to share for the Task Coordination section, please leave it as a comment on this post.
  • If you have anything to propose for the agenda or other specific items related to those listed above, please leave a comment below.

#agenda, #core-editor, #core-editor-agenda, #meeting

Dev Chat agenda, November 2, 2022

The meetings take place on Wednesdays at 20:00 UTC in the #core channel on Slack, and usually last an hour. All are welcome to attend or catch up via the summary.

About Dev Chat.

The publication of the Dev Chat agenda was held for the release party of WordPress 6.1to include the updates related to it.

1. Welcome

Introduction from coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. 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. @marybaum

Dev Chat summary, October 27, 2022 – thanks to @webcommsat for writing it and for checking items for today’s agenda.

2. Announcements

WordPress 6.1 “Misha” was released, November 1, 2022
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/ 14.5 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). expected November 2, 2022

During the last week:
6.1 Release Candidate 6 – October 31, 2022

6.1 Release Candidate 5 – October 28, 2022

Gutenberg 14.4 was released –“What’s new in Gutenberg 14.4” release post, October 27, 2022.

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

A Week in Core – October 31, 2022

Performance chat summary, November 1, 2022 – has some ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. updates including WebP, AVIF images, Object Cache. Also some calls for reviews.

Core editor improvement: enhancing the writing experience, October 28, 2022. Find more about other improvements to the core editor.

4. Forthcoming releases

Updates from the relevant teams relating to releases.

a) Latest 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.: 6.1

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, and 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. for 6.1 find them at the dev-notes-6-1 tagtag A directory in Subversion. WordPress uses tags to store a single snapshot of a version (3.6, 3.6.1, etc.), the common convention of tags in version control systems. (Not to be confused with post tags.). The Field Guide for 6.1.

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.: 6.1.1

c) Next major: 6.2

Is there an update on the discussion on earlies?

If you have an update from release leads or any teams collaborating on related items, please add a comment.

5. Component maintainers updates / tickets / requests for help

Please add your request for tickets you would like to raise as a comment.

6. Open Floor

Please add your Open Floor item as a comment.

Thanks to @marybaum for reviewing the agenda.

#6-1#agenda#dev-chat

#6-1, #6-1-1, #6-2, #agenda, #dev-chat

Editor Chat Agenda: 2 November 2022

Facilitator and notetaker: @get_dave

This is the agenda for the weekly editor chat scheduled for Wednesday, November 2 2022, 04:00 PM GMT+1. This meeting is held in the #core-editor channel in the Making 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/..

WordPress 6.1 “Misha” was released 1st of November.
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/ 14.5 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). should be released 2nd of November.

Key project updates:

Task Coordination.

Open Floor – extended edition.

If you are not able to attend the meeting, you are encouraged to share anything relevant for the discussion:

  • If you have an update for the main site editing projects, please feel free to share as a comment or come prepared for the meeting itself.
  • If you have anything to share for the Task Coordination section, please leave it as a comment on this post.
  • If you have anything to propose for the agenda or other specific items related to those listed above, please leave a comment below.

#agenda, #core-editor, #core-editor-agenda, #meeting

Performance Chat Agenda: 1 November 2022

Here is the agenda for this week’s performance team meeting scheduled for November 1, 2022, at 16:00 UTC.


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

#agenda, #meeting, #performance, #performance-chat

Dev Chat agenda: October 26,2022

1. Welcome

October 26 is the last dev chat of the 6.1 release cycle. Next week at this time, 6.1 will be live!

2. Announcements

WordPress 6.1 RC3 landed on Tuesday, October 25. Please download and test!

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

@audrasjb thanks all the people in the latest A week in Core.

@priethor has published a guide to the final release process. You can start testing and other preparations for the big day now!

@sabernhardt discusses some new markup and styles in the world of Multisite.

And @estelaris showcases a new design for HelpHub.

4. Upcoming releases

The next major is 6.1.

An impromptu 6.0.3 minor landed last week. The CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team also updated every version below 6.0 that is still under official support.

5. Components and tickets

@robinwpdeveloper, a developer in Bangladesh, has volunteered to maintain the Login/Registration component. He got inspired by this October 5 devchat thread and messaged @marybaum on October 23.

6. Open Floor

Got something to raise? Add it to the comments, and see you at devchat!

#agenda, #core, #dev-chat

Editor Chat Agenda: October 26th 2022

Facilitator and notetaker: @fabiankaegy.

This is the agenda for the weekly editor chat scheduled for Wednesday, October 26th, 2022, 04:00 PM GMT+2.

This meeting is held in the #core-editor channel in the Making 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/..

If you cannot attend the meeting, you are encouraged to share anything relevant to the discussion:

  • If you have an update for the main site editing projects, please feel free to share as a comment or come prepared for the meeting itself.
  • If you have anything to share for the Task Coordination section, please leave it as a comment on this post.
  • If you have anything to propose for the agenda or other specific items related to those listed above, please leave a comment below.
  • If you have anything to propose for the open floor because you can’t make it, please leave a comment below.

#agenda, #core-editor-agenda, #meeting

Performance Chat Agenda: 25 October 2022

Here is the agenda for this week’s performance team meeting scheduled for October 25, 2022, at 15:00 UTC.


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

#agenda, #meeting, #performance, #performance-chat

Editor Chat Agenda: October 19, 2022

Facilitator and notetaker: @jorgefilipecosta

This is the agenda for the weekly editor chat scheduled for Wednesday, 19 October 2022, at 15:00 WESTThis meeting is held in the #core-editor channel in Making 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/..

General Announcements and Links.

  • WordPress 6.1 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). 2.
  • WordPress 6.0.3.
  • 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/ 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 14.3.1.

Key project updates

WordPress 6.2.

Task Coordination.

Open Floor – extended edition.

If you cannot attend the meeting, you are encouraged to share anything relevant for the discussion:

  • If you have an update for the main site editing projects, please feel free to share as a comment or come prepared for the meeting itself.
  • If you have anything to share for the Task Coordination section, please leave it as a comment on this post.
  • If you have anything to propose for the agenda or other specific items related to those listed above, please leave a comment below.

#agenda, #core-editor, #core-editor-agenda, #meeting

Dev Chat agenda, October 19, 2022

The meetings take place on Wednesdays at  20:00 UTC in the #core channel on Slack, and usually last an hour. All are welcome to attend or catch up via the summary.

About Dev Chat.

The publication of the Dev Chat agenda was held until after the WordPress 6.1 RC2 release party concluded to include the updates from this.

1. Welcome

Dev Chat summary, October 12, 2022 – thanks to @marybaum for writing it.

2. Announcements

WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 2 is available to test.

What’s new in Gutenberg Plugin 14.3.

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

New handbook from WordPress Core Performance.

4. Forthcoming releases

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, and 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. for 6.1 are in process, going through tech and editorial review, and published as they are ready. Find them at the dev-notes-6-1 tagtag A directory in Subversion. WordPress uses tags to store a single snapshot of a version (3.6, 3.6.1, etc.), the common convention of tags in version control systems. (Not to be confused with post tags.). 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. will be out shortly. Thanks to the efforts led by the release docs team.

WordPress 6.1 Release Candidate 1 is available to test.

Dev Notes relating to the 6.1 release.

If you have an update from release leads or any teams collaborating on related items, please add a comment.

5. Component maintainers updates / tickets / requests for help

Please add your request for tickets you would like to raise as a comment.

6. Open Floor

Please add your Open Floor item as a comment.

#6-1#agenda#dev-chat

#6-1, #agenda, #dev-chat

Performance Chat Agenda: 18 October 2022

Here is the agenda for this week’s performance team meeting scheduled for October 18, 2022, at 15:00 UTC.


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

#agenda, #meeting, #performance, #performance-chat