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WordPress 5.6 RC 4 - Make WordPress Core

Hot on the heels of RC 3, again in preparation for the final release of WordPress 5.6 on December 8, an RC 4 has been packaged and released to fix two late-discovered blocking issues: A PHP 8 fatal error when… Continue Reading →

WordPress 5.6 RC 3 - Make WordPress Core

In preparation for the final release of WordPress 5.6 on December 8, an RC 3 has been packaged and released to update the editor packages and sodium_compat, along with fixes for application passwords, auto-updates, and PHP 8 compatibility in multisite…. Continue Reading →

Dev Chat Agenda: December 2nd 2020 - Make WordPress Core

Here is the #agenda for this week’s meetings happening at:Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 0500UTC and Wednesday, 2 December 2020, 2000UTC . Announcements –RC2 Launched today – all the details here or to read how it went you can catch the… Continue Reading →

Dev Chat Summary – 25 November 2020 - Make WordPress Core

The meeting was facilitated by @thewebprincess while @thelmachido took notes. Full meeting transcript on slack. Both groups followed the pre-prepared agenda Highlighted Posts  A week in Core. Take a look at what changed on Trac between November 16 and November 23, 2020On November 24 the Field Guide was… Continue Reading →

Core major versions auto-updates UI changes in WordPress 5.6 – Correction - Make WordPress Core

WordPress 5.6 introduces a new UI to allow website administrators to opt-in to major versions of automatic updates. As noted in a previous dev note, this feature follows the plugins and themes auto-updates user interface, which was shipped in WordPress 5.5. Both… Continue Reading →

Dev Chat Agenda: 25th November 2020 - Make WordPress Core

Here is the #agenda for this week’s #dev-chat meetings happening at:Wednesday, 25th November 2020, 0500UTC and Wednesday, 25th November 2020, 2000UTC. Announcements Highlighted blog posts –A Week in Core – November 23, 2020 – Get all the news here.Discussion: align… Continue Reading →

WordPress and PHP 8.0 - Make WordPress Core

PHP 8.0 is in the final stages of its release cycle. As of the publish date of this post, version 8.0 RC5 has been released, and the final release of PHP 8.0.0 is scheduled for November 26, 2020. As the… Continue Reading →

Accessibility and design collaborative office hours - Make WordPress Accessible

Hey everyone!  In an effort to continuously improve and maintain the accessibility of WordPress as exciting new design efforts start to take shape, the accessibility and design team leads for WP 5.6 (sarahricker, karmatosed, elmastudio) will be holding some additional… Continue Reading →

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