3.4 will be our first Long Term Support (LTS) release. Long-term support means that this version will continue to receive security and other critical updates for 24 months after its first release. Any updates it does receive will be backward-compatible and will not alter functional behaviour. This will enable users to deploy this version without needing to perform any updates (other than for security and other critical updates) until the next LTS release. This release will not incorporate major features but rather focus on:
This release will introduce new features and enhancements. The aim is to make it easier to edit, preview and access content on an overall scale. Several features beneath are being developed alongside 3.4 and might be merged to 3.4 (marked as checked).
Pick an issue and make your intentions clear in the comment section. Start creating a patch on your own fork, get help from the core developers, provide meaningful comments and information about your work.
When you feel your code is good enough for inclusion, “send us a pull request” from your fork, by using the nice GitHub web interface. A core developer might provide feedback with eventual code changes.