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Ticket Summary Component Milestone Type Modified Workflow
#52321 Add site icon to rest index REST API 5.9 enhancement 05/30/2021 has-patch
#41554 REST API: Use `wp.apiRequest` helper to build URLs for media embed requests REST API Awaiting Review enhancement 09/25/2019 has-patch
#40696 no chance to control wp_count_terms () Taxonomy Future Release enhancement 04/03/2021 has-patch
#43060 register taxonomy should accept a label to affect the description under each field on the Add Tag form Taxonomy Awaiting Review enhancement 09/09/2018 has-patch
#37669 Shiny Updates: Cancelling the filesystem credentials when updating within the pop-up prevents updating again (without closing/opening) and leaves UI artefacts Themes Future Release defect (bug) 02/06/2021 has-patch
#48937 Auto-refresh maintenance mode screen Upgrade/Install Future Release enhancement 09/15/2020 has-patch
#16191 Uploaded files with quote marks in the filename are undisplayable in MS Upload Future Release defect (bug) 11/03/2019 has-patch
#52976 user emails comparison should be case insensitive Users Awaiting Review defect (bug) 04/21/2021 has-patch
#38622 XML-RPC wp_newComment should return an error when a field exceeds the maximum length XML-RPC Awaiting Review defect (bug) 10/31/2020 has-patch
#40370 add_image_sizes does not create the "crop position" versions of the image Media Future Release enhancement 02/13/2021 has-patch, needs-unit-tests
#43502 `WP_REST_Posts_Controller::prepare_item_for_response()` doesn't reset postdata after calling setup_postdata() REST API Future Release defect (bug) 04/04/2021 has-patch, needs-unit-tests
#41616 REST API: Expose old slugs REST API Future Release enhancement 04/04/2021 has-patch, needs-unit-tests
#38433 Complete test coverage for current_user_can_for_blog() Role/Capability Future Release enhancement 06/04/2020 has-patch, needs-unit-tests
#53224 Super admin cannot set an application password on a site they're not a member of Application Passwords Future Release defect (bug) 05/18/2021 needs-patch
#49763 Twenty Twelve: Add gradient background options that fit the theme color scheme Bundled Theme Future Release enhancement 04/01/2020 needs-patch
#37417 Customize Nav Menus: more visible way to navigate the preview to a menu item object Customize Future Release enhancement 11/29/2020 needs-patch
#39389 Customize: Make sure selective refreshed partial placement is scrolled into view Customize Future Release enhancement 11/22/2020 needs-patch
#37758 The Link Checker tool does not detect some links Editor Awaiting Review defect (bug) 11/24/2020 needs-patch
#48244 script-loader.php Need to use _n() when more than one results are found Editor Awaiting Review defect (bug) 02/20/2020 needs-patch
#48489 Big image size threshold should take into account registered image sizes. Media Future Release defect (bug) 05/21/2021 needs-patch
#53102 Incorrect documentation for delete_{$meta_type}_meta and deleted_{$meta_type}_meta filter hooks Options, Meta APIs 5.9 defect (bug) 06/08/2021 needs-patch
#50074 Add filter on post/etc action links in the REST API REST API Future Release enhancement 12/27/2020 needs-patch
#43248 wp_localize_script() and ultimately print_extra_script() not using script_loader_tag filter Script Loader Future Release enhancement 08/21/2020 needs-patch
#53330 Update inline documentation for `auto_update_{$type}` Upgrade/Install Future Release defect (bug) 06/03/2021 needs-patch
#48879 Changing Site Admin Email Assumes Username and Who Took the Action (which may be incorrect) Users Future Release enhancement 11/09/2020 needs-patch
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