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WP Notify weekly meeting agenda for Monday 24 February 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This is the agenda for the next WP Notify feature project meeting, to be held today, Monday, February 24, 2020, 14:00 UTC. Agenda Opening and welcome Reviewing and updating the requirements document: Current Status Reviewing and updating the requirements document:… Continue Reading →

Working on Trac Tickets Using GitHub Pull Requests - Make WordPress Core

WordPress development uses SVN, but many contributors prefer to work in Git though GitHub. For some contributors, that means working with a cumbersome workflow within Trac. Many contributors create pull requests using their own forks of the official WordPress Develop… Continue Reading →

CSS Chat Summary: 20th February 2020 - Make WordPress Core

Full meeting transcript on Slack. I (@isabel_brison) facilitated the meeting.  The agenda was empty except for Open Floor. I proposed a question to reflect on for this and future meetings: “What, if anything, should we improve about our CSS in… Continue Reading →

Components Maintainers and Gutenberg - Make WordPress Core

In this week’s DevChat, @jeffpaul asked: One thing I’ve become curious about is how some components should potentially be looking to support current/future phases of Gutenberg? Thinking here about Customizer, Widgets, Menus, and the like. Is there anyone on the… Continue Reading →

Editor chat summary: 19 February 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the latest weekly Editor meeting, held in the #core-editor Slack channel, on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 14:00 UTC. These meetings coordinate collaboration in the development evolution of the Gutenberg project. The meeting was moderated by @gziolo. WP… Continue Reading →

Agenda: Release Model Working Group – February 19, 2020 - Make WordPress Core

Here is the agenda of the chat happening today, Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at 08:00 PM UTC. Some progress has been made following last week’s meeting! This week, we’ll discuss: Kan Ban Board and Project for the Release Model Working Group… Continue Reading →

Block Editor Keyboard Shortcuts in WordPress 5.4 - Make WordPress Core

In WordPress 5.4 a new package called @wordpress/keyboard-shortcuts has been introduced to centralize the registration/removal and documentation of the available keyboard shortcuts in the block editor screen. Registering shortcuts Registration of keyboard shortcuts should happen when first loading the screen/plugin…. Continue Reading →

Enhancements to favicon handling in WordPress 5.4 - Make WordPress Core

WordPress 3.0 introduced wp_favicon_request() to avoid the performance hit that comes from serving a full 404 page on every favicon request. While that function works as intended, it doesn’t offer enough flexibility. As of WordPress 5.4, theme and plugin authors… Continue Reading →

Editor Chat Agenda: 19th February, 2020 - Make WordPress Core

Note taker: @pbrocks This is the agenda for the weekly editor chat scheduled for 2020-02-19 14:00 UTC. This meeting is held in the #core-editor WordPress Slack channel. WordPress 5.4 Upcoming Release Weekly Priorities Task Coordination Open Floor If you have anything to share for the… Continue Reading →

CSS Chat Agenda: 20th February 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This is the agenda for the upcoming CSS meeting scheduled for Thursday, 20th February, 9pm UTC. This meeting will be held in the #core-css channel  in the Making WordPress Slack. There’s nothing pressing on the agenda for this week, so… Continue Reading →

XML Sitemaps Kickoff Meeting Announcement - Make WordPress Core

A few weeks ago an update was posted for the XML Sitemaps feature project to give everyone an idea of where it is heading. Feature Plugin: XML Sitemaps Now, we want to gather more contributors around the feature plugin and… Continue Reading →

WP Notify meeting update. - Make WordPress Core

Due to technical problems last week, the meeting scheduled for Monday, February 10, 2020 will be happening today Monday, February 17, 2020, 14:00 UTC . You can view the agenda here. This meeting is held in the #feature-notifications channel ,… Continue Reading →

CSS Chat Summary: 13 February 2020 - Make WordPress Core

I (@isabel_brison) facilitated the meeting based on this agenda. Full meeting transcript on Slack First point: how to set standards for using CSS grid in core, especially regarding browser support I launched the question: why use grid?  And proposed its… Continue Reading →

WordPress 5.4 introduces apply_shortcodes() as an alias for do_shortcode() - Make WordPress Core

WordPress 5.4 introduces apply_shortcodes() – a new function which is an alias for the current do_shortcode() function. The semantics of do_* implies the function displays the result of the shortcode. But that’s not actually the case. In fact, do_shortcode() needs to… Continue Reading →

An updated Button component in WordPress 5.4 - Make WordPress Core

The Button component is a central piece of any Design System. As the WordPress design system implemented by the @wordpress/components package matures, its set of components get updated to gain in consistency and coherence. In WordPress 5.4, the Button component… Continue Reading →

Changes related to Calendar Widget markup in WordPress 5.4 - Make WordPress Core

The HTML 5 specification permits the <tfoot> to precede the <tbody> element. That changed in HTML 5.1 and now <tfoot> must follow <tbody>. Historically, the Calendar Core Widget used the <tfoot> element to display the calendar’s navigation links. But since the HTML 5.1 spec has changed,… Continue Reading →

Editor chat summary: 12 February 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the latest weekly Editor meeting, held in the #core-editor Slack channel, on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 14:00 UTC. These meetings coordinate collaboration in the development evolution of the Gutenberg project. Moderated by @youknowriad. WordPress 5.4  Update from… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Gutenberg? (12 February) - Make WordPress Core

This is the last release that is going to be fully included in WordPress 5.4, containing one week of updates from 45 contributors. The release cycle was temporarily shortened to align features with WordPress 5.4 Beta 1. The Social Links… Continue Reading →

Formal deprecation of some unused Customizer classes in WordPress 5.4 - Make WordPress Core

WordPress 4.9 deprecated the WP_Customize_New_Menu_Control and WP_Customize_New_Menu_Section PHP classes and wp.customize.Menus.NewMenuControl JavaScript class. The Core Team initially planned to remove them entirely in WordPress 5.0. Deprecated items Given how much time has elapsed since then, WordPress 5.4 leaves in place WP_Customize_New_Menu_Control and WP_Customize_New_Menu_Section to prevent potential backwards compatibility… Continue Reading →

Editor Chat Agenda: 12th February 2020 - Make WordPress Core

Note taker: @itsjusteileen This is the agenda for the weekly editor chat scheduled for Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 09:00 AM EST. This meeting is held in the #core-editor WordPress Slack channel. Highlighted Blog Posts What’s Next for Gutenberg February 2020… Continue Reading →

CSS Chat Agenda: 13th February 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This is the agenda for the upcoming CSS meeting scheduled for Thursday, 13th February, 9pm UTC. This meeting will be held in the #core-css channel  in the Making WordPress Slack. Agenda: Welcome Setting standards for use of new(-ish) CSS features:… Continue Reading →

WP Notify weekly meeting agenda for Monday 10 February 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This is the agenda for the next WP Notify feature project meeting, to be held today, Monday, February 10, 2020, 14:00 UTC. Agenda Opening and welcome Reviewing and updating the requirements document: Use Cases Reviewing and updating the requirements document:… Continue Reading →

What does it mean to be a component maintainer? A refresher - Make WordPress Core

For the purposes of contributing, WordPress [Core] is organized into a few dozen components. These are well-defined, functional areas. The Core Website Each of these components needs at least one maintainer – someone who will manage its health and represent… Continue Reading →

Release Model Working Group Chat Summary: February 5th, 2020 - Make WordPress Core

Here is the Summary of the second Release Model Working Group Chat in #core on Slack at 20:00 UTC! Thank you to @sergeybiryukov for the peer review on these meeting notes! The Release Model Working Group was kicked off last… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Gutenberg? (5 February) - Make WordPress Core

More than 51 contributors participated in this exciting release. It introduce some handy color related features to the Group and Columns block. Instead of changing the text color block by block you can now wrap a group blocks in a… Continue Reading →

Editor chat Summary: 5th February 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the weekly editor chat meeting agenda here. Held on Wednesday, 5th February 2020 held in Slack. Moderated by @andraganescu. WordPress 5.4 Gutenberg is getting ready for the incoming WordPress 5.4 release. This board should be a good… Continue Reading →

What’s next in Gutenberg? (February) - Make WordPress Core

This is a monthly update containing the high-level items that Gutenberg contributors are focusing on for the next month. Join us in our efforts. WordPress 5.4 The main priority for this month is to ensure that the version of Gutenberg… Continue Reading →

Editor Chat Agenda: 5th February 2020 - Make WordPress Core

Note taker: @andraganescu This is the agenda for the weekly editor chat scheduled for 2020-02-05 14:00 UTC. This meeting is held in the #core-editor channel in the Making WordPress Slack. WordPress 5.4 Gutenberg 7.4.0 Weekly Priorities Task Coordination Open Floor If you have anything to… Continue Reading →

Let’s chat about CSS standards - Make WordPress Core

Since last reviewing the WordPress CSS Coding standards, the CSS specs have changed significantly. Additionally, browser manufactures are rapidly adopting the new standards, allowing them to be used in production quickly. Coding standards To start with, let’s discuss the following… Continue Reading →

WP Notify weekly meeting agenda for Monday 3 February 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This is the agenda for the next WP Notify feature project meeting, to be held on Monday, February 3, 2020, 14:00 UTC. Agenda Opening and welcome Reviewing and updating the requirements document: Objectives Reviewing and updating the requirements document: Use… Continue Reading →

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