Tag Archives: Proposal

Recent Proposal Calls for Contributors to Stop Merging Experimental APIs from Gutenberg to WordPress Core – WP Tavern

The practice of merging experimental APIs from Gutenberg into WordPress core may soon be coming to an end. A latest proposal, published by Automattic-sponsored contributor Adam Zielinski, calls for contributors to stabilize APIs before merging them into core. Over time, roughly 280 experimental APIs have been merged from the Gutenberg plugin, which Zielinski audited in […]

WordPress Themes Team Contributors Get Pushback on Proposal to Improve Schreibblock Themes’ Visibility in the Directory – WP Tavern

Seven weeks ago, WordPress Theme Team contributors proposed several ideas for improving block themes’ visibility on WordPress.org. These included the possibility of changing the popular themes algorithm to more prominently feature block themes, and/or adding a new “Schreibblock” menu item next to Popular and Latest on the themes directory home page. The directory is going […]

WordPress Performance Team Revises Proposal for WebP by Default – WP Tavern

One year ago, WordPress 5.8 introduced support for WebP, allowing users to upload and use WebP images in their content. In March 2022, the Performance Team moved to expand core support for the image format by proposing WordPress enable WebP by default. This would include generating WebP images for new JPEG uploads and using WebP images […]