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Agenda, Dev Chat, Wednesday February 21, 2024 - Make WordPress Core

The next WordPress Developers Chat will take place on  Wednesday February 21, 2024 at 20:00 UTC in the core channel on Make WordPress Slack. The live meeting will focus on the discussion of proposals and releases, updates on 6.5, and have an open… Continue Reading →

A Week in Core – February 19, 2024 - Make WordPress Core

Welcome back to a new issue of Week in Core. Let’s take a look at what changed on Trac between February 12 and February 19, 2024. 23 commits 43 contributors 81 tickets created 13 tickets reopened 88 tickets closed Ticket numbers are based on the Trac… Continue Reading →

Merge Announcement: Interactivity API - Make WordPress Core

View the kickoff post, the status update post, and the Trac ticket for the Interactivity API. Purpose & Goals Currently, plugin authors implement their chosen JavaScript frameworks (or vanilla JS) to enhance user experiences on WordPress sites. There is no… Continue Reading →

Data Liberation Next Steps - Make WordPress Core

The recently published announcement of the Data Liberation initiative started some great conversations, and this follow-up post aims to provide additional direction. As a start, I’d like to draw on a few things Matt mentioned in the original announcement. Migrating… Continue Reading →

Summary, Dev Chat, February 14, 2024 - Make WordPress Core

Start of the meeting in Slack. Curated agenda: props to @webcommsat Facilitator dev chat: props to @joemcgill Forthcoming Releases Major release: 6.5 @marybaum made another request this week for contributors to fulfill roles of Mission Control, Committer, Security, and MarComms for… Continue Reading →

Merge Announcement: Plugin Dependencies - Make WordPress Core

Note: This post was updated to add the “Third-party plugins not hosted on WordPress.org” section. 15th February, 2024 – @costdev View the kickoff post, the Trac ticket and the feature plugin for Plugin Dependencies. Purpose & Goals Extensibility of WordPress… Continue Reading →

2023 Annual Survey Results and Next Steps - WordPress.org News

Each year, WordPress seeks to collect high-level data about trends and themes across the vast ecosystem of users, site builders, extenders, and contributors to help inform decision-making and provide valuable feedback on the project’s status.  For 2023, the survey process… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Gutenberg 17.7? (14th February) - Make WordPress Core

“What’s new in Gutenberg…” posts (labeled with the #gutenberg-new tag) are posted following every Gutenberg release on a biweekly basis, showcasing new features included in each release. As a reminder, here’s an overview of different ways to keep up with… Continue Reading →

Agenda, Dev Chat, Wednesday February 14, 2024 - Make WordPress Core

(Update Gutenberg 17.7 under announcements) The next WordPress Developers Chat will take place on  Wednesday February 14, 2024 at 20:00 UTC in the core channel on Make WordPress Slack. The live meeting will focus on the discussion of proposals and releases, updates on… Continue Reading →

A Week in Core – February 12, 2024 - Make WordPress Core

Welcome back to a new issue of Week in Core. Let’s take a look at what changed on Trac between February 5 and February 12, 2024. 71 commits 245 contributors 82 tickets created 11 tickets reopened 82 tickets closed Ticket numbers are based on the Trac… Continue Reading →

Core Editor Improvement: Power in the Details - Make WordPress Core

These “Core Editor Improvement…” posts (labeled with the #core-editor-improvement tag) are a series dedicated to highlighting various new features, improvements, and more from Core Editor related projects.  While they garner less attention, these more contained improvements contribute to more flexibility… Continue Reading →

Improving block development documentation: 2023 recap and a look ahead - Make WordPress Core

Over the last year, a group of contributors has been working to improve the block development onboarding experience within the Block Editor Handbook. In this post, I wanted to take a moment and highlight the updates made, pinpoint areas for… Continue Reading →

Summary, Dev Chat, February 7, 2024 - Make WordPress Core

Start of the meeting in Slack. Curated agenda: @webcommsat Facilitator dev chat: @joemcgill – welcoming one of 2024’s new co-team reps for Core! Discussions Proposal: What’s next for the Outreach program Feedback deadline: February 12, 2024. Add comments to the… Continue Reading →

Data Liberation in 2024 - WordPress.org News

Imagine a more open web where people can switch between any platform of their choosing. A web where being locked into a system is a thing of the past. This is the web I’ve always wanted to see. That’s why… Continue Reading →

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