Greetings all! I’m Scott, I’ve been involved as the secondary lead on the project, with primary co-lead Eric Andrew Lewis (@ericlewis). As of today, Eric and I have switched roles. Eric’s time has had a few schedule conflicts pop up, but he’ll still be participating.
We haven’t posted any updates here since January, but I aim to get us back track, starting with a meeting this Friday, February 28th, 2014 19:00 UTC to reboot contributor involvement.
If you’re interested in joining us and contributing help, please join us, we’ll help assign people tasks and areas to participate.
Donating dev time to core Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.
My employer, WebDevStudios, has graciously donated a block Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. of time each week that will be devoted to me working on this project. I’m excited to be more involved and active on a core project. I’ll also be following trac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. tickets for the Options/Meta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. component on Trac to help out where I can there. I encourage others to also step up if this project is one your company or team has a vested interest in.
If you’d like more information about the Metadata project currently in progress, check out our previous blog posts.
Also check out the cool dashboard for the Options/Meta API component!