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Learn How to Test WordPress Core Patches with VVV on Mac OS

Testing patches is one way that both developers and non-developers can contribute to WordPress without writing any code. It’s a valuable service that keeps things moving along in tickets and helps patches make their way into core. The most challenging part of testing patches is getting your testing environment set (more…)

WP REST API Delayed, Contributors Facing Gridlock

The WP REST API team met yesterday in the #core-restapi Slack channel to discuss the status of the existing post, term, user, and comment endpoints. There are a few outstanding issues with these four core objects, which the team wants to tackle via a feature plugin approach instead of holding (more…)

Safety First auto Updates

WordPress 4.4.1 is available for download and includes 52 fixes, one of which patches a cross site scripting vulnerability reported by Crtc4L. This release address two severe bugs and updates the polyfill used for emoji to support Unicode 8. Support for Unicode 8 adds new diversity emoji to WordPress. Other (more…)