Editor Chat Summary, May 22nd

Agenda, Slack Transcript

Announcements

  • WordPress 5.2.1 was released and comes with a few Block Editor bugfixes, including RTL keyboard navigation and Format API ones.

Task Coordination

Slack Transcript

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-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 core-team only
  • to be continued and evaluated after a while

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