In May, work on WordPress 5.8 continued
- Docs Focus role & workflow during WordPress release cycle
- WordPress 5.8: What’s on your to-do list?
- Help Test the Widgets Editor for WordPress 5.8
On May 13, the CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team released WordPress 5.7.2 Security Release
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 May.
- Gutenberg 10.6 and 10.7 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 FSE Program: Answers from Round Two of Questions
- There was one Hallway Hangout: Discussion on Full Site Editing Issues/PRs/Designs (20 May)
- More Core Editor Improvement: Contextual patterns for easier creation
Miscellaneous blog posts, updates, and discussions published in the Core Blog
- Next steps: [Feature project] Updates on updating the updaters
- Announcement: Expired GitHub and WordPress.org profile connections
- CSS Custom Properties Project Update
- Introducing the WordPress CSS Audit Tool
- Apologies on Gutenberg Dual-Licensing Process
- Do you want a more granular recap of what is going on in Core? Don’t miss the “A week in Core” posts that @audrasjb has been publishing regularly.