This Week in 4.6: June 20 – 27

This is the jump-start post for the ninth week of the WordPress 4.6 releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. cycle.

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 only one and a half week away, June 29th. WCEU is also this weekend, June 24-26, which means a lot of people are traveling. Thus some of the meetings could be postponed or canceled.

Also, the release process of WordPress 4.5.3 is planned to start on Tuesday, June 21st 2016 at 14:00 UTC.

Tickets/projects seeking feedback:

Meetings this week:

Bug Scrubs

Feature Chats

Weekly Chats

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This Week in 4.6: June 13 – 19

This is the jump-start post for the eight week of the WordPress 4.6 releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. cycle.

The feature pluginFeature Plugin A plugin that was created with the intention of eventually being proposed for inclusion in WordPress Core. See Features as Plugins. merge window is scheduled to close this week on Wednesday, June 15th.
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 only two and a half weeks away, June 29th. Please keep in mind that WCEU happens this month too, June 24-26.

Tickets/projects seeking feedback:

Meetings this week:

Bug Scrubs

Feature Chats

Weekly Chats

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This Week in 4.6: June 6 – June 12

This is the jump-start post for the seventh week of the WordPress 4.6 releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. cycle.

The feature pluginFeature Plugin A plugin that was created with the intention of eventually being proposed for inclusion in WordPress Core. See Features as Plugins. merge window is scheduled to open this week on Wednesday, June 8th, and to close one week later on Wednesday, June 15th.
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 only three and a half weeks away, June 29th. Please keep in mind that WCEU happens this month too, June 24-26.

Tickets/projects seeking feedback:

Meetings this week:

Bug Scrubs

Feature Chats

Weekly Chats

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This Week in 4.6: May 30 – June 5

This is the jump-start post for the sixth week of the WordPress 4.6 releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. cycle.

Tickets/projects seeking feedback:

Meetings this week:

Bug Scrubs

Feature Chats

Weekly Chats

 

* May 30 is a federal holiday in the US. Meeting could be canceled or postponed.

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This Week in 4.6: May 23 – May 29

This is the jump-start post for the fifth week of the WordPress 4.6 releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. cycle.

Tickets seeking feedback:

  • Enhancements without a patch
  • Bug reports with a patch
  • #36335: CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. autoloader proposal
  • #35381: WP_Term_Query class
  • #26511: Introduce a localeLocale A locale is a combination of language and regional dialect. Usually locales correspond to countries, as is the case with Portuguese (Portugal) and Portuguese (Brazil). Other examples of locales include Canadian English and U.S. English.-switching function

Meetings this week:

Bug Scrubs

4.6 Feature Chats

Weekly Chats

Notable updates from last week:

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This Week in 4.6: May 16 – May 22

This is the jump-start post for the fourth week of the WordPress 4.6 releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. cycle.

Tickets seeking feedback:

  • #36217: WP_Post_Type
  • #36492WP_Post_Status
  • #36224: WP_Taxonomy
  • #35791: WP_Site_Query
  • #35381: WP_Term_Query
  • #34391: CustomizerCustomizer Tool built into WordPress core that hooks into most modern themes. You can use it to preview and modify many of your site’s appearance settings.: Replace margin-top hacks with CSSCSS Cascading Style Sheets. transforms
  • #36335: CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. autoloader proposal

Meetings this week:

Bug Scrubs

4.6 Feature Chats

Weekly Chats

Notable updates from last week:

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This Week in 4.6: May 9 – May 15

This is the jump-start post for the third week of the WordPress 4.6 releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. cycle.

Priority Tickets:

We’re early in the release cycle, and as such it’s time to to triage the tickets with the “early” tag. Those can be found in the “Next Release” section in this report: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/tickets/early

Additionally, the following tickets should get some attention too. Each ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. proposes to introduce a new class:

Each proposal should get evaluated whether it’s valuable for coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. or not. Some are already in a state where feedback and/or testing is required. If you’re interested in one of the classes please comment on the ticket.

Meetings This Week:

Bug Scrubs

4.6 Feature Chats

Weekly Chats

Notable updates from last week:

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This Week in 4.6: May 1 – May 7

For the 4.6 releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. cycle the jump-start posts from 4.3 will be revived.

Priority Tickets:

We’re early in the release cycle, and as such it’s time to to triage the tickets with the “early” tag. Those can be found in the “Next Release” section in this report: https://core.trac.wordpress.org/tickets/early

Meetings This Week:

Bug Scrubs

4.6 Feature Chats

Weekly Chats

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This week in 4.3: Jul 27 – Aug 2

This is the jump-start post for the twelfth week of the WordPress 4.3 releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. cycle.

We’re in the final stages of the release, by Wednesday we want to be able to present our 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). to the community. A release candidate (RC) is a 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. version with potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge. In this stage all product features have been designed, coded, and tested through a few beta cycles with no known showstopper-class 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..

Priority Tickets this week:

CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Meetings this week:

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This week in 4.3: July 20 – 26

This is the jump-start post for the eleventh week of the WordPress 4.3 releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. cycle.

Beta4 will land on Wednesday. Our target until then is to get the ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. count in the 4.3 milestone down to 10.

Priority Tickets this week:

CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Meetings this week:

4.3 Feature Chats this week:

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