Core Team Update – July 24, 2023


Code Overview

  • CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.: A Week in Core (TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. and svn):
    • 44 commits by 15 committers.
    • 83 contributors including 7 new contributors.
    • 83 Trac tickets created.
    • 13 Trac tickets reopened.
    • 56 Trac tickets closed.
  • 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.



  • WordPress 6.3 Release Candidate Phase – provides the policies and guidelines for how and when committers can commit including:
    • explaining string freeze,
    • what tickets can be in the milestone (regressions and tests),
    • and backporting to 6.4 branch requires dual committer sign-off.
  • WordPress 6.3 Field Guide published on Jul 18th.