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This is a summary of the shiny updates…

This is a summary of the shiny updates chat from May 31. (Slack log) Attendees: @ocean90, @swissspidy, @mapk, @afragen, @screamingdev, @ipstenu, @obenland Topics: Merge plan @swissspidy will have a merge proposal ready for review and publish on 6/2. Friday, 6/3, was set as the deadline for code changes so that there will be enough time to prepare a core patch prior to next weeks Feature Plugin meeting. Overall status We discussed...

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This is a summary of the shiny updates…

This is a summary of the shiny updates chat from May 24. (Slack log) Attendees: @ocean90, @swissspidy, @mapk, @ryelle, @melchoyce, @adamsilverstein, @obenland Topics: Open Pull Requests @swissspidy was waiting for feedback and a merge on PR120, which happened right after conclusion of the meeting. @ryelle was waiting for clearance to re-globalize pagenow in order to make more parts of shiny updates testable. Overall status We...

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Shiny Updates Chat Summary 5/10/16

This is a summary of the shiny updates chat from May 10. (Slack log) Attendees: @ocean90, @swissspidy, @paaljoachim, @j-falk, @mapk, @obenland Topics: Accomplished work since last week @mapk conducted another user test. @swissspidy continued work on update-core.php. Remaining work The landing page for feature projects still needs to be written, as well as contributor groups asked to review Shiny Updates. @ocean90 opened a few...

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Custom Logo

New in 4.5 is the ability for users to add a logo to their sites (if their theme has declared support for it). It’s an addition to the Custom Header and Custom Background features which themes have to declare support for as well, and works pretty much just like them. To register support, a theme would add the following call in a callback to the after_setup_theme action: function theme_prefix_setup() { add_theme_support(...

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Document title in 4.4

WordPress 4.1 introduced a way for themes to support a new way of rendering the document title, letting Core handle its generation and output. The next step followed just recently (#31078), deprecating wp_title() and replacing it with a more comprehensive way to generate titles. Plugin authors can now check for theme support and have a few new filters available that will allow them to change or replace the title in a reliable...

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WordPress 4.3 Release Candidate

The release candidate for WordPress 4.3 is now available. We’ve made more than 100 changes since releasing Beta 4 a week ago. RC means we think we’re done, but with millions of users and thousands of plugins and themes, it’s possible we’ve missed something. We hope to ship WordPress 4.3 on Tuesday, August 18, but we need your help to get there. If you haven’t tested 4.3 yet, now is the time! Think you’ve found a bug?...

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WordPress 4.3 Beta 4

WordPress 4.3 Beta 4 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.3, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can download the beta here (zip). For more information about what’s new in version 4.3, check out the Beta 1, Beta 2, and...

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This week in 4.3: July 20 – 26

This is the jump-start post for the eleventh week of the WordPress 4.3 release cycle. Beta4 will land on Wednesday. Our target until then is to get the ticket count in the 4.3 milestone down to 10. Priority Tickets this week: All Customize tickets Core Meetings this week: Core Dev Chat: July 22 2015 20:00 UTC in #core Bug Scrubs: Tuesday, July 21 2015 11:00am EDT and Wednesday, July 22 2015 8:00pm EDT in #core. 4.3 Feature Chats...

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This week in 4.3: July 13 – 19

This is the jump-start post for the tenth week of the WordPress 4.3 release cycle. Beta3 will land on Wednesday. Our target until then is to get the ticket count in the 4.3 milestone down to 40. Priority Tickets this week: All Customize tickets Core Meetings this week: Core Dev Chat: July 15 2015 20:00 UTC in #core Bug Scrubs: Tuesday, July 14 2015 11:00am EDT and Wednesday, July 15 2015 8:00pm EDT in #core. 4.3 Feature Chats this...

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WordPress 4.3 Beta 2

WordPress 4.3 Beta 2 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.3, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can download the beta here (zip). For more information about what’s new in version 4.3, check out the Beta 1 blog post....

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This week in 4.3: July 6 – 12

This is the jump-start post for the ninth week of the WordPress 4.3 release cycle. Beta2 will land on Wednesday. Our target until then is to get the ticket count in the 4.3 milestone down to 90. Priority Tickets this week: #16434 All Customize tickets Core Meetings this week: Core Dev Chat: July 8 2015 20:00 UTC in #core Bug Scrubs: Tuesday, July 7 2015 11:00am EDT and Wednesday, July 8 2015 8:00pm EDT in #core. 4.3 Feature Chats...

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WordPress 4.3 Beta 1

WordPress 4.3 Beta 1 is now available! This software is still in development, so we don’t recommend you run it on a production site. Consider setting up a test site just to play with the new version. To test WordPress 4.3, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can download the beta here (zip). 4.3 is due out next month, but to get there, we need your help testing what we’ve been...

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Dev Chat Summary, June 3

Agenda, Slack log. Menu Customizer Merge Proposal (#) @westonruter, @celloexpressions We went through the feature plugin checklist and discussed if the plugin was fit for core. It was approved for merge, pending the following conditions: Items that should be done before merge: Complete a11y audit. Address possible blockers. Merge php tests. Add JS tests. Then with/after merge: Killswitch for plugin. An outline for a fieldguide...