Editor Chat Summary, May 22nd

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Announcements

  • WordPress 5.2.1 was released and comes with a few 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. Editor bugfixes, including RTL keyboard navigation and Format 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. ones.
  • There are two identified regressions to land in a potential 5.2.2 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.. One already addressed, @aduth to review the open one.

Task Coordination

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Visibility of documentation

Agenda, Slack Transcript

@karmatosed raises the question of how we can make the User docs and Developer docs more visible. Raised from community engagement.

Action items:

  • Engage docs and marketing. @karmatosed and @chrisvanpatten
  • Publish a make post on existing doc resources. @karmatosed
  • Add links to docs in https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ (to be discussed with marketing). @karmatosed
  • Idea worth exploring: how docs can be surfaced the Help tab in wp-adminadmin (and super admin). Unowned.

Open Floor

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@yannicki asks about the status of adding an inner container to the Group block. It’s in review status and there is some uncertainty around the approach. Will get more attention in the next weeks.

New package @wordpress/data-controls. To be released to npm in next Gutenberg release (expected in a week). @nerrad

Work continues to explore useSelect primitive in @wordpress/data package. @nerrad

Triage sessions: @youknowriad @nerrad @karmatosed

  • these group activities with a set schedule are valuable to bring new contributors and clarify the status of certain proposals
  • this can be resource expensive if they’re ran and attended by the coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.-team only
  • to be continued and evaluated after a while

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