New workflow

Details: Media library browser, gallery workflow, insert/edit, image editor, cropping
Status:Â Browser, featured images, gallery workflow are in. Attachment/gallery inserting is in. Image editing and cropping needs some work.
Assigned to: Koop, needs people for testing and integration
Last Updated October 6

Image manipulation APIs

Details:Â Support ImageMagick alongside GD.
Status:Â Initial patch in trunk. Needs tweaks and improvements.
Assigned to:Â Marko Heijnen, Mike Schroeder, Japh, Kurt Payne
Last Updated October 6

Using standard post type UI for attachments

Ticket:Â #21391
Status:Â Initial patch in trunk. Needs tweaks and improvements.
Assigned to: Helen, ocean90, other help very welcome
Last Updated September 25

TinyMCE previews

Details:Â Previews of galleries and attachments (with potential for shortcodes and oEmbed).
Status:Â DONE. Might need some tweaks.
Assigned to:Â Ozz, Koop
Last Updated September 25

TinyMCE upload

Details:Â Drag-and-drop upload into the editor.
Status:Â Initial (rough) patch is up.
Priority:Â Low
Assigned to:Â Ozz
Last Updated:Â September 19

Plupload changes

Details:Â concurrent uploads (or upload next after crunch begins); multiple drop-zones
Priority:Â Low
Assigned to:Â No one… yet

(New) User Experience

New Color Picker

Details:Â Replace Farbtastic with something better. Decision was to adopt Matt Wiebe’s work
Status:Â In trunk. Needs user testing on HSL versus HSV
Assigned to:Â Matt Wiebe, Dave Martin
Ticket:Â #21206
Last Updated October 5

Page on front UI

Details:Â Improve the workflow/procedure for selecting a static front page
Status:Â In trunk.
Assigned to:Â Sergey Biryukov, Dave Martin, others
Ticket:Â #16379
Last Updated October 6

Removing UI Options

Details: Remove UI options for default_post_edit_rows (#21718), autoembed_urls and embed_size_w/h (#21719), blog_charset (#21507), enable_xmlrpc (#21509), enable_app (#21866), upload_path and upload_url_path (#21720); combine Privacy Settings with Reading Settings (#16416), and maybe siteurl (#10970)
Status:Â DONE. Except for siteurl, which is a bit more ambitious and may not happen.
Assigned to:Â Nacin
Last Updated September 25

Retina Spinners

Status:Â DONE
Assigned to:Â Dave Martin
Ticket:Â #21456

Welcome Screen Redux

Status:Â In trunk.
Assigned to:Â Dave Martin, George Stephanis, ryelle, sabreuse, others
Ticket:Â #21368
Last Updated September 26

Update button styles

Details:Â Update the button styles from pills to something more modern (mouse-nibbled corners)
Status:Â In trunk.
What is left: Bug fixes and style adjustments. Maybe wp_button() to replace the mess that is submit_button()
Ticket:Â #21598
Last Updated September 11

Screen Options/Help Redux

Details:Â Move Screen Options and Help into the toolbar.
Status:Â PUNTED. UI designs done. PHP mostly done. CSS for screen options in progress. Help still needs help.
Assigned to:Â Chelsea, Ryan Boren, Mel Choyce, ryelle, others (?)
Ticket:Â #21583


Visible :focus in admin screens

Status:Â In trunk.
What is left:Â Any style adjustments and bug fixes.
Assigned to:Â Dave Martin, Sergey, Graham Armfield
Ticket:Â #21324
Last Updated September 18

Add “Skip to” accessibility shortcuts

Status:Â In trunk.
What is left:Â UI/design review of the shortcuts; fix a bug in Chrome.
Ticket:Â #21471, #21310
Assigned to:Â Dave Martin, Andrew Ozz, Graham Armfield
Last Updated September 18

Customizer Accessibility

Details:Â Make the customizer accessible. Until this happens, we cannot disable redundant screens that have feature parity (like Headers, Backgrounds, etc.)
Status:Â Initial patch is ready for testing.
Assigned to:Â Dave Martin, Aaron Jorbin
Ticket:Â #21283
Last Updated September 18


HiDPI Admin

Status:Â DONE. Only thing left is double-check everything.
Assigned to:Â Helen, Ozz, Taylor
Tickets:Â #21019
Last Updated September 18

About screen

Details:Â Implement a API to serve screenshots from These can even be localized. Always serve 2x into img tags.
Status:Â Not Started
Timeline:Â Can be back-burnered until mid-October, when we start building the about page.
Assigned to:Â Otto
Ticket:Â #21805
Last Updated September 5, pre-chat

Theme screenshots

Details:Â Reduce items per page (infinite scroll will kick in) to speed up the page load. Adjust theme guidelines for authors to ship a 2x’d image.
Status:Â DONE. Guidelines will be in place for 3.5.
Ticket:Â #21388

Backgrounds, Headers, Featured Images, User Uploads

Status:Â PUNTED. Need to try this in a plugin first, and wait for media.
Ticket:Â #21455, #21389, #21038
Last Updated September 5 (post-chat)

Twenty Twelve

Status:Â Dealing with miscellaneous bugs.
Last Updated September 27

Removing Link Manager

Status: In trunk. Can be released as-is.
What is done:
 Disabled by default for new installs.
What is left:

  1. Remove the bank of default links if that’s all the user has.
  2. Install the Link Manager plugin on upgrade.
  3. Move the admin code into a plugin.
  4. Move all of the code into a plugin.

Potential routes:Â Considering #1 for 3.5, maybe #2 as well. Considering #3 and #4 for 3.6 and/or 3.7. This places a priority on eliminating the UI debt prior to eliminating the technical debt.
Ticket:Â #21307
Last Updated September 5, pre-chat


Multisite in a subdirectory

Status:Â DONE
Assigned to:Â Jaquith, Nacin
Ticket:Â #19796

Remove ms-files

Status:Â DONE
Assigned to:Â Nacin
Ticket:Â #19235


XML-RPC Revision Management

Details:Â Adding ability to view and restore revisions
Assigned to:Â Max Cutler, Jorge Bernal, and mobile team
Status:Â DONE
Tickets:Â #21397

XML-RPC User Management

Details:Â wp.getUsers, wp.getUser, wp.getProfile, wp.editProfile
Assigned to:Â Max Cutler and mobile team
Status:Â In trunk. Changes might be needed for wp.getUsers.
Tickets:Â #18428
Last Updated September 20

Turn XML-RPC on by default

Details:Â Turn XML-RPC on by default; hide the UI option; add a filter
Assigned to:Â Nacin
Status:Â DONE
Ticket:Â #21509

Remove AtomPub from core

Details:Â Remove AtomPub from core; remove the UI option; make it a plugin
Assigned to:Â Nacin, Scott Taylor
Status:Â DONE. Plugin needs testing.
Ticket:Â #21866
Last Updated September 11