Core Team Update – March 25, 2024


Code Overview

Data is from March 17 – March 23.

  • CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. (TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. and svn):
  • 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.


  • Gutenberg releases:
    • 🏁 17.9.0 was released on March 12.
    • 🏁 18.0.0 RC1 was released on March 21.
  • 6.5 major release is underway:
    • Current development phase: RCRelease Candidate A beta version of software with the potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge..
    • Bug scrubs: none scheduled this week. The last official one was run on Feb 27.
    • Core Trac:
    • Gutenberg:


Props to @mikachan for reviewing.

#core, #core-editor