Core Team Update: October 2021


In October, work on WordPress 5.9 continued as planned.

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. Site Editing (FSE)

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

  • Contributors from Yoast and Google proposed to create a Performance team. Given the positive reponse, a meeting was scheduled and you can read the agenda (and – spoiler alert, because it will go in the November post – a recap)
  • Time to get new team representatives for CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Nominations for Core Team Reps 2022
  • 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.