A Week in Core – August 2, 2021

Author: WordPress.org

Date: August 2, 2021 

Category: Make WordPress Core

Welcome back to a new issue of Week in Core. Let’s take a look at what changed on Trac between July 26 and August 26, 2021.

24 commits24 contributors85 tickets created7 tickets reopened58 tickets closed

Pending the appointment of the WordPress 5.9 team, a number of tickets have been fixed, waiting for the next minor release(s). No release date is yet available for 5.8.1, but it should arrive in a couple of weeks.

Ticket numbers are based on the Trac timeline for the period above. The following is a summary of commits, organized by component and/or focus.

Code changes Build/Test Tools Post a

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