Editor chat summary: March 20th

This post summarizes the latest weekly Editor meeting, held in the #core-editor SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel, on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 14:00 UTC.

GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ 5.3 ReleaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software.

  • Gutenberg 5.3 is released, for the full list of changes refer to the release post.
  • WordPress 5.2 to ship with Gutenberg 5.3.

Current Priorities

  • Section blockBlock 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. and inner blocks alignment.
  • A11yAccessibility 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). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) issues highlighted by the 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). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) team.
  • Widgets screen based on the proposed design utilizing new generic block-editor.

Tasks Coordination

  • @mapk will be testing the block manager, pushing the blocks in 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. design work.
  • @getdave, @mapk and @kjellr are iterating on the inner block alignments and the section block.
  • @youknowriad, @jorgefilipecosta and @aduth are interested in starting the new widgets screen design (task open for other volunteers).
  • @mppfeiffer is working on adding vertical alignment to the Media and Text block.
  • @aduth is working on using the block editor module for reusable blocks.
  • @gziolo is iterating on the Block Registration 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..
  • @jorgefilipecosta is iterating on the legacy widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. block and some improvements for gallery/media & text blocks.
  • @nerrad is continuing on the effects to controls refactoring effort.

Note: Anyone reading this summary outside of the meeting, please drop a comment in the post summary, if you can/want to help with something.

The meeting archive is here.

The agenda for the next meeting is here, please add anything you want to discuss.

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