WordPress 6.1 beta 1 was launched at this time, and testing has begun with the final launch anticipated in slightly below six weeks on November 1.
Variations 13.1 – 14.1 of the Gutenberg plugin shall be rolled into core for six.1. This consists of options like improved block placeholders, extra design instruments for blocks, fluid typography, enhancements to editor preferences and new modal interfaces, using block-based template components in traditional themes, locking settings for interior blocks, and extra.
If in case you have the Gutenberg plugin put in, then you have already got entry to many of those options and should have been a part of the testing course of in case you have reported bugs.
The majority of the enhancements in 6.1 are for the editor (700+ enhancements and bug fixes), however the remainder of the core parts even have 250 tickets that can make it into the subsequent launch. These embody enhancements to construct/take a look at instruments, new error logging and hooks for wp-cron.php, new oEmbed help for Google Knowledge Studio and Pocket Casts, REST API debug mode, new introduction on Permalinks Setting display, varied Website Well being enhancements and extra.
WordPress 6.1 can be set to introduce the extremely anticipated new default theme, Twenty Twenty-Three, with 10 style variations contributed from WordPress’ group of designers.
The simplest strategy to report bugs is to submit within the Alpha/Beta area within the help boards. Extra skilled testers ought to search via known bugs and open a ticket on WordPress Trac. Take a look at the Beta 1 release post for a full rundown of the highlights coming in 6.1.