CSS Chat Summary: 29 November 2020

The meeting took place here on Slack. @danfarrow (me!) facilitated and wrote up these notes. The meeting was sparsely attended as it clashed with the United States’ Thanksgiving holiday.


There were no housekeeping items this week.

CSSCSS Cascading Style Sheets. Audit (#49582)

@danfarrow followed up on his positive progress last week with a request for assistance preparing and submitting a PR to @notlaura‘s PR to @ryelle‘s repo.

@tellthemachines was able to give him some very helpful support – thank you!

Color Scheming (#49999)

@danfarrow followed up his positive progress last week and asked for assistance after struggling with local env issues.

@tellthemachines was able to give him some very helpful support – thank you (again)!

@danfarrow shared Backstop’s visual regressionregression A software bug that breaks or degrades something that previously worked. Regressions are often treated as critical bugs or blockers. Recent regressions may be given higher priorities. A "3.6 regression" would be a bug in 3.6 that worked as intended in 3.5. report, especially the comparison slider feature. @tellthemachines wondered how easy it would be to create a similar feature with Jest image snapshot. @danfarrow mentioned a WP pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party Gutenbee that includes a 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. to implement such a feature and might be worth further research.

CSS links share + open floor

There were no CSS links or open floor items, so with that we ended the meeting. Thanks to all!

#core-css, #summary