Dev Chat Meeting Summary – August 19, 2020

Dev Chat Meeting Summary – August 19, 2020


Date: August 20, 2020 

Category: Make WordPress Core

@thewebprincess facilitated the chat on this agenda.
Meeting recap by @laurora with @marybaum editing.

Full meeting transcript on Slack


This meeting marked the official start of the 5.6 release – run by an all-woman team.

@yvettesonneveld summed it up: “Tonight we’re writing history!”

In another first for WordPress, @webcommsat said the 5.5 Question and Answers for Developers is in its final fact-checking.

Highlighted posts @justinahinon has posted a proposed plan for a new better structured Gutenberg documentation that would welcome comments and input. @francina shared a post detailing the WordPress 5.6 release plan and squad. Upcoming releases