CSS Chat Summary: 25 March 2021

The meeting took place here on Slack. @notlaura facilitated and @danfarrow wrote up these notes.


  • Reminder that from next week (01 April) onwards the meeting time will change to 9pm UTC
  • The bugscrub time will similarly be brought forward one hour to 8pm UTC

Share mock-ups with color custom property naming

  • We had no mock-ups to share this week so we decided to move this to next week’s meeting: Please bring a mock-up of either the adminadmin (and super admin) bar or a dashboard 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., styled using CSSCSS Cascading Style Sheets. custom colour properties, to the meeting on 01 April!

Project updates

CSS audit (#49582)

  • @notlaura’s PR for the typography audit is ready for review
  • The next steps will be moving the repo to the WordPress org on githubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/, then posting on Make to share the audit with the community

Colour scheming (#49999)

Open Floor + CSS Link Share

CSS deprecation

  • @tellthemachines brought up this issue and shared a link of the discussion on this topic from 2013
  • @ryelle supported the need for a CSS deprecation path, having recently found some CSS in coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. for a feature that was removed 9 years ago!
  • @notlaura agreed and suggested we put this on the agenda for the meeting-after-next (08 April)

Thanks everyone!

#core-css, #summary