I sat in on the Making WordPress #core Slack channel the other day for the weekly dev chat – the first proper one of 2015.
He also indicated that the WordPress release cycle for 2015 will see 3 releases; April,
New Stuff for 2015
There are some exciting new features planned for inclusion into core this year and Andrew hinted at some.
- WP REST API due for late this year; maybe 4.3 or 4.4
- image flow work
customizerplugins (some poss. 4.2)
- mobile improvements
- accessibility improvements
- updates improvements
Over to Drew
With that, Drew took the reigns to discuss what needed to be done for WordPress 4.2.
4.2 has a target drop date of April 8th but also has ~150
At the moment the release schedule is tentative but it’s a good indication of what you can expect to come.
Feature plugins for 4.2
Continuing the successful core development pattern of “Feature Plugins”,
As well as the above plugins, in
There was also chat about including a feature to allow admins to generate and email
A 4.1.1 maintenance release is almost ready to ship as we speak. Expect it sometime in the coming week.