Today I implemented some logic to redirect requests for information about WordPress core functions, classes, files and hooks to core.wp-a2z.org
WordPress 5.3.2, a Maintenance Release, was released on 18th December 2019.
It has now been reparsed on core.wp-a2z.org.
WordPress 5.3.1, a Security and Maintenance Release, was released on 12th December 2019.
It has now been reparsed on core.wp-a2z.org.
WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” was released on 12th November 2019.
It has now been reparsed on core.wp-a2z.org. Other subdomains no longer contain the WordPress dynamic API reference. Instead, whenever they encounter a WordPress core API, they link to the documentation in core. This is similar to the links to the PHP reference.
A summary view of the contents of each of the sites is available.
WordPress 5.3 – “Kirk” – was released on 12th November 2019.
- The new block in WordPress 5.3 is Group – core/group.
There are also many changes to the
I’m now going through the blocks catalogued in core.wp-a2z.org and updating the documentation as necessary.
WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” was released in 12th November 2019.
I noticed some problems with the existing API reference so decided to completely rebuild it, for every subdomain, starting with core.wp-a2z.org, then moving on to the other domains.
I ran it yesterday on core and checked it today – 14th November.
It’s not looking good. Not at all!
Sorry, I’ll try again. I think it might have been a problem with PHP 7.3
Meanwhile, why not have a look at the 74 blocks delivered by WordPress core.
WordPress 5.2.4 was released on 14th October 2019, WordPress 5.3 Release Candidate 1 followed soon after on the 16th. We should be parsing v5.2.4 here and start working with 5.3 locally.
WordPress v5.2.3, a security and maintenance release, was made available on 5th September 2019. It has now been parsed on all subdomains of wp-a2z.org
WordPress 5.2 “Jaco” was released on 7th May 2019.
The PHP source has been re-parsed across all subdomains.
There are a number of new
core blocks, bringing the total number of
core blocks to 39.
There is a new
And some have simply been deleted.
WordPress 5.2 also introduces the Block Manager Tool, which allows you to choose the blocks that are available to you.
- Archives – core/archives
Display a monthly archive of your posts.
- Audio – core/audio
Embed a simple audio player.
- Button – core/button
Prompt visitors to take action with a button-style link.
- Calendar – core/calendar
A calendar of your site’s posts.
- Categories – core/categories
Display a list of all categories.
- Classic – core/freeform
Use the classic WordPress editor.
- Code – core/code
Display code snippets that respect your spacing and tabs.
- Column – core/column
A single column within a columns block.
- Columns – core/columns
Add a block that displays content in multiple columns, then add whatever content blocks you’d like.
- Cover – core/cover
Add an image or video with a text overlay — great for headers.
- Custom HTML – core/html
Add custom HTML code and preview it as you edit.
- Embed – core/embed
Embed videos, images, tweets, audio, and other content from external sources.
- File – core/file
Add a link to a downloadable file.
- Gallery – core/gallery
Display multiple images in a rich gallery.
- Heading – core/heading
Introduce new sections and organize content to help visitors (and search engines) understand the structure of your content.
- Image – core/image
Insert an image to make a visual statement.
- Latest Comments – core/latest-comments
Display a list of your most recent comments.
- Latest Posts – core/latest-posts
Display a list of your most recent posts.
- List – core/list
Create a bulleted or numbered list.
- Media & Text – core/media-text
Set media and words side-by-side for a richer layout.
- More – core/more
Content before this block will be shown in the excerpt on your archives page.
- Page Break – core/nextpage
Separate your content into a multi-page experience.
- Paragraph – core/paragraph
Start with the building block of all narrative.
- Preformatted – core/preformatted
Add text that respects your spacing and tabs, and also allows styling.
- Pullquote – core/pullquote
Give special visual emphasis to a quote from your text.
- Quote – core/quote
Give quoted text visual emphasis. “In quoting others, we cite ourselves.” — Julio Cortázar
- Reusable Block – core/block
Create content, and save it for you and other contributors to reuse across your site. Update the block, and the changes apply everywhere it’s used.
- Reusable Template – core/template
Template block used as a container.
- RSS – core/rss
Display entries from any RSS or Atom feed.
- Search – core/search
Help visitors find your content.
- Separator – core/separator
Create a break between ideas or sections with a horizontal separator.
- Shortcode – core/shortcode
Insert additional custom elements with a WordPress shortcode.
- Spacer – core/spacer
Add white space between blocks and customize its height.
- Subheading (deprecated) – core/subhead
This block is deprecated. Please use the Paragraph block instead.
- Table – core/table
Insert a table — perfect for sharing charts and data.
- Tag Cloud – core/tag-cloud
A cloud of your most used tags.
- Text Columns (deprecated) – core/text-columns
This block is deprecated. Please use the Columns block instead.
- Unrecognized Block – core/missing
Your site doesn’t include support for this block.
- Verse – core/verse
Insert poetry. Use special spacing formats. Or quote song lyrics.
- Video – core/video
Embed a video from your media library or upload a new one.
Core embed blocks
- Amazon Kindle – core-embed/amazon-kindle
Embed Amazon Kindle content.
- Animoto – core-embed/animoto
Embed an Animoto video.
- Cloudup – core-embed/cloudup
Embed Cloudup content.
- CollegeHumor – core-embed/collegehumor
Embed CollegeHumor content.
- Crowdsignal – core-embed/crowdsignal
Embed Crowdsignal (formerly Polldaddy) content.
- Dailymotion – core-embed/dailymotion
Embed a Dailymotion video.
- Facebook – core-embed/facebook
Embed a Facebook post.
- Flickr – core-embed/flickr
Embed Flickr content.
- Hulu – core-embed/hulu
Embed Hulu content.
- Imgur – core-embed/imgur
Embed Imgur content.
- Instagram – core-embed/instagram
Embed an Instagram post.
- Issuu – core-embed/issuu
Embed Issuu content.
- Kickstarter – core-embed/kickstarter
Embed Kickstarter content.
- Meetup.com – core-embed/meetup-com
Embed Meetup.com content.
- Mixcloud – core-embed/mixcloud
Embed Mixcloud content.
- Polldaddy – core-embed/polldaddy
Embed Polldaddy content.
- Reddit – core-embed/reddit
Embed a Reddit thread.
- ReverbNation – core-embed/reverbnation
Embed ReverbNation content.
- Screencast – core-embed/screencast
Embed Screencast content.
- Scribd – core-embed/scribd
Embed Scribd content.
- Slideshare – core-embed/slideshare
Embed Slideshare content.
- SmugMug – core-embed/smugmug
Embed SmugMug content.
- SoundCloud – core-embed/soundcloud
Embed SoundCloud content.
- Speaker – core-embed/speaker
Add a block that displays content pulled from other sites, like Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.
- Speaker Deck – core-embed/speaker-deck
Embed Speaker Deck content.
- Spotify – core-embed/spotify
Embed Spotify content.
- TED – core-embed/ted
Embed a TED video.
- Tumblr – core-embed/tumblr
Embed a Tumblr post.
- Twitter – core-embed/twitter
Embed a tweet.
- VideoPress – core-embed/videopress
Embed a VideoPress video.
- Vimeo – core-embed/vimeo
Embed a Vimeo video.
- WordPress – core-embed/wordpress
Embed a WordPress post.
- WordPress.tv – core-embed/wordpress-tv
Embed a WordPress.tv video.
- YouTube – core-embed/youtube
Embed a YouTube video.
For more information on WordPress 5.2 see the release note
Use the VideoPress block to embed a video from VideoPress.