Information Sources for WordPress 6.4

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With every release comes a need to revise and create content on LearnWP. You can help. Here’s a list of what is ready for us to prepare for the release.

When assessing what content will need to be updated and revised for LearnWP, these are sources of information.

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


Twenty Twenty Four Theme

Source of Truth

Coming during 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. Release cycle.

GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that 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. Labels

Core DevNotes

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.

Changelogs (on Core)

TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub.

Topics to be determined

These topics should be addressed, but need additional consideration where to create that content.

Editor Team:

Docs team:

Design team:

Training / LearnWP Project

RevisionsRevisions The WordPress revisions system stores a record of each saved draft or published update. The revision system allows you to see what changes were made in each revision by dragging a slider (or using the Next/Previous buttons). The display indicates what has changed in each revision. Extended

We revise content ahead of release while preserving the current content until release. Think of it as a Pull Request that ships on release day. Here’s how we do that: