composer.json schema: “license” field,
also PHPStorm supports autocompletion for this field.
guide about licensing
Most of projects:
LICENSE file in a repo root
- mention the license in
license field of
composer.json (laravel doesn’t, only mentions in
Sample repos: symfony, var-dumper, doctrine, laravel.
Most of plugins and WP Core itself use GPL v2 +
- license.txt (wp-core)
- license text is placed in the header of a entry PHP-file of a plugin
Sample repos: Query Monitor, Yoast SEO, WP Core
The category in “wordpress.org/news”: https://wordpress.org/news/category/releases/
“Releases” list (with download links): https://wordpress.org/download/releases/
Also a post is published for every release in “Support” section of wordpress.org.
- Track “Field guide”
- full list of tickets included in (see 5.7)
- jazzers – https://wordpress.org/about/history/
wp core update [--minor]
wp core verify-checksums
- wp develop