Dev Chat Agenda, February 4, 2015

Here’s the agenda for Wednesday’s Dev Chat in the #core channel on Slack.

Time/Date: February 4 2015 21:00 UTC:

  1. Lead Promotions – Congrats @helen & @dd32!
  2. Feature Updates:
    1. CustomizerCustomizer Tool built into WordPress core that hooks into most modern themes. You can use it to preview and modify many of your site’s appearance settings. Theme Switcher – @celloexpressions/@markjaquith
    2. Press This revamp – @michael-arestad
    3. Shiny Updates – @pento
    4. Customizer Transactions – @westonruter
  3. Weekly Hit-List Recaps:
    1. AccessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (
      • #30486 – (needs-patchpatch A special text file that describes changes to code, by identifying the files and lines which are added, removed, and altered. It may also be referred to as a diff. A patch can be applied to a codebase for testing.) Missing label associations throughout networknetwork (versus site, blog) adminadmin (and super admin)
      • #30914 – (commit) WP List Table: improve table footer tab sequence
      • #30619 – (follow-up) The wpView toolbar is not accessible by keyboard
      • #26553 – (follow-up) Remove title attributes: comment-template.php
    2. Mobile
      • #31185 – (fixed) The logo headerHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes. on the log in screen is too large a tap target
      • #29906 – (needs-patch) Submenus can’t be dismissed on mobile
      • #29989 – (needs-patch) Hide Media Buttons on small screens
      • #31162 – (maybelater) Prevent device keyboard from displaying after selecting an image in TinyMCE
  4. 4.2 Community Initiative – Details at the chat
  5. Open Floor – If you have something you’d like to bring to the table to discuss, leave a note in the comments
    • Looking for something to work on in 4.2? Check the comments on the 4.2 open call

#4-2, #agenda