WordPress community is quite busy in June. Besides creating the biggest WordPress activity ever. WordPress has hit many of significant benchmark and published some great announcements in June month.
WordCamp Europe 2019
WordCamp Europe 2019 already took place on June 20-22. As has been noted, it was the biggest WordPress event. 3,260 tickets sold additionally 2,734 attendees were there. That public came from 97 different countries, however, 1,722 of them had never attended WordCamp Europe before.
Additionally, 60 speakers delivered a speech on event topics over two conference days. As has been noted that, Matt Mullenweg was the key person who spoke about the current status of WordPress Core development. Along with quality and Analysis session. You can watch the full session from a live stream
XML Sitemaps proposal in WP Core
As has been noted. Plugins handled the XML sitemaps resulting in many different implementations across different websites. It can be the reason that many websites don’t have XML sitemaps.
That proposal explained, how the team would build structured sitemaps. Also, all aspects of WP detailed in that proposal.
Translation Achievement for the Spanish Techies
The WP techies of Spain has worked very hard, to make es_ES locale the first in all over the world. That will fully localize whole WP Core along with all Meta projects, Applications, and great 200 plugins. It was possible just because of the biggest translation team out of any locale, including of 2951 different contributors.
WP 5.2.2 Maintenance Release
It was released as a maintenance release. Solving 13 bugs and developing the website health feature which was first released in v.5.2. If your site hasn’t been updated to the same version yet. Either you can download or manually check for updates in the WP dashboard.
End to End Tests for WP Core
it was released on June 27, 2019, to WP and include in continuous integration pipeline. End 2 End testing that has been perfectly used by Gutenberg. Setup requires Docker to run and the number of end to end tests. However, Utilities are available at @wordpress/e2e-test-utils in the Gutenberg repository.
Features Packages from the Theme Review Team
Features Packages was also released. The first one is Autoload Package, a foundational package for theme developers who are not using Composer. The second one is the Customizer section button package. Which allows the theme developer to generate a button/link to any URL.