Core Group Update for Friday, October 11, 2013

Hi Everyone!

It’s time for another CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Group update.
This one coming late, due to WordCampWordCamp 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.

On the 3.7 Release:

  • 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 shipped on schedule
  • Beta 2 shipped last night
  • Core upgrade reverts for partial upgrade failures now in core for Automatic Updates ([25649]).
  • If the stars align, we hope to see RC1 within a week from now. To accomplish this, @nacin has requested assistance with a few remaining important tickets. You can also check Report 6 for a quick rundown.

On the 3.8 Release:

  • @samuelsidler posted, clarifying that feature plugins that want to be considered for 3.8 should be ready by October 14th. This means ready that the beginning of the merge window, rather than at the end. This is coming up quickly.

Extra Credit:

  • @nacin posted a potential roadmap for multisite which is suggested reading if you’re at all interested in multisiteMultisite Multisite is a WordPress feature which allows users to create a network of sites on a single WordPress installation. Available since WordPress version 3.0, Multisite is a continuation of WPMU or WordPress Multiuser project. WordPress MultiUser project was discontinued and its features were included into WordPress core. or domain mapping.