Shortcake (Shortcode UI) chat summary – April 20th, 2015

Present: @danielbachhuber, @matth_eu

  • Meeting focused on clearing up some of the remaining issues in the v0.3 milestone.
  • In v0.4, we’re looking into de-coupling Shortcake from the Media Library experience. If you have opinions on this regard, you should follow along on this issue
  • Matt has done some exploration of repeatable fields. The crux of the problem is our field templates include the field, and label and description. Fieldmanager and CMB use prototype HTMLHTML HyperText Markup Language. The semantic scripting language primarily used for outputting content in web browsers. for repeatable fields. However, before we go about reinventing Fieldmanager, we should reach out to Metadata APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. working group to see how they’re approaching.
  • Supporting rich text editor for a shortcodeShortcode A shortcode is a placeholder used within a WordPress post, page, or widget to insert a form or function generated by a plugin in a specific location on your site. attribute is a nice idea but has a couple fundamental flaws: 1) HTML can’t easily be stored in shortcode attributes, 2) TinyMCE views gets funky when there’s HTML in the inner_content. The idea needs more technical baking before we can commit it to a milestone.
  • Goal is to have remaining v0.3 issues into Fusion production by tomorrow morning PT, and then ship Wednesday or Thursday.


Next chat: same time and place

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