Core Team Update: November 2020

Current major releaseMajor Release A set of releases or versions having the same major version number may be collectively referred to as “X.Y” -- for example version 5.2.x to refer to versions 5.2, 5.2.1, and all other versions in the 5.2. (five dot two dot) branch of that software. Major Releases often are the introduction of new major features and functionality.: WordPress 5.6

The month of November 2020 was a busy one for WordPress CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.

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.

  • At the beginning of every month, planned tasks are posted. This is what was planned for November.
  • Gutenberg 9.3 and 9.4 were released

Miscellaneous blog posts, updates, and discussions published in the Core Blog

For more granular updates, check the Week In Core.