To this day, it’s super complicated for me to explain to some of my developer friends what I do at work, why I do it, and how it happened. When Francesca, our former team lead, talked to us about writing long articles on topics that interest us, I knew immediately that I wanted to write …Read: "Finding my space and my routine while contributing full-time to WordPress"
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The last planned release candidate for WordPress 5.9, RC3, was released on Tuesday. Unless new critical bugs are found, there will be no more code changes to this major release. Head over to WordPress.org to read the release post and how you can contribute with testing or translations. Our weekly updates Justin This week, my …Read: "A week with us: WordPress 5.9 on the finishing line"
WordPress 5.9-RC2 was released two days ago and we are now in the finish line for the final release. WordPress 5.9 will be released in just 12 days, on the 25th of January. Time is of the essence and our whole team is focused on this release. So at the moment we’re testing, fixing bugs, …Read: "A week with us: The release of WordPress 5.9-RC2"
This week, we put together a different post. Each member of the team took some time to reflect on the past year and jot down some hopes and ideas for 2022. What a busy year it was! For the majority of us, it was the first time we could work on WordPress.org full time, which …Read: "A year with us: 2021 review from the WordPress Core team"
The revised 5.9 schedule, allows the team to dedicate more time to bug fixes and polishing features they have been working on for the past few months. In addition, the end of the year is nearing which means performance review time! Read on to see what everyone has been up to. Our weekly team updates …Read: "A week with us: back to feature freeze for WordPress 5.9"
WordPress 5.9 Beta 1 was due on Tuesday of this week. The release squad initially delayed the beta for 24 hours to allow more time to work on the new full site editing features. Contributors are now discussing if WordPress 5.9 needs to be postponed until January 2022. By the time this post is published, …Read: "A week with us: Beta 1 of WordPress 5.9 postponed"
The Core team of WordPress oversees the code that powers one of the most popular open-source content management systems (CMS) worldwide. You might think that this team consists solely of developers, but in fact, non-technical contributions are vital for each WordPress release and the overall project’s health. The WordPress project has multiple teams that cover …Read: "Non-technical contributions to WordPress core"
In a few weeks, WordPress 5.9 will be released, and this week marked the feature-freeze deadline. From this point forward no new features can be included, and all core contributors will be focusing on fixing bugs and getting ready for the public Beta release. Are you stressed yet? We are. But we’re also excited! Our …Read: "A week with us: WordPress 5.9 feature freeze"
The release of WordPress 5.9 is fast approaching. Next week marks the Feature Freeze moment, which is the deadline for including enhancements and new features. After that moment, the core contributors will only focus on fixing bugs and getting ready for Beta. Our WordPress core developer team at Yoast is working in multiple areas, as …Read: "A week with us: One week to Feature Freeze"
Our weekly team updates This week, the team continued its work on our different projects. Ari made great progress on the webfonts API, Carolina worked on Gutenberg and Twenty Twenty Two, Sergey continues to work on the 5.9 tickets and commit them, Francesca continues her Core team rep tasks and outreach projects to the end, …Read: "A week with us: Webfonts, Twenty Twenty Two and WordPress 5.9"