Core Team Update: December 2020

WordPress 5.6 released

On December 8th, WordPress 5.6 “Simone” was released.

Three silent release candidates were added to the schedule

Twenty Twenty-One and Twenty Nineteen received updates two weeks after 5.6 was released.

You can partecipate in the 5.6 retrospective.

Next release, WordPress 5.7

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.

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

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