In April, work on WordPress 5.7.1 and 5.8 continued
- WordPress 5.7.1 RC 1
- WordPress 5.8 went through some additional steps, like the go/no-go check to confirm which FSE features are ready for inclusion
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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg//Full Site Editing (FSE)
- Planned Gutenberg tasks for April.
- Gutenberg 10.3, 10.4 and 10.5 were released.
- The Full Site Editing Outreach Program continued to propose interesting testing calls and occasions for intereaction with the team working on it.
- Anne also posted the
- There were two Hallway Hangouts
- Core Editor Improvement: Refining the Block Toolbar
Miscellaneous blog posts, updates, and discussions published in the Core Blog
- Following the discussions held in March, here is IE 11 Support Phase Out Plan
- A lively discussion to Automatically Catching Bugs in Plugins happened in the blog
- Proposal: Treat FLoC like a security concern
- Follow up to the native TypeScript proposal
- Recent Build/Test Tool changes and GitHub Actions update
- Do you want a more granular recap of what is going on in CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.? Don’t miss the “A week in Core” posts that @audrasjb has been publishing regularly.