CSS Chat Summary: 12 August 2021

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

CSSCSS Cascading Style Sheets. Custom Properties (#49930)

   --wp-admin--theme--primary--step-10: #1a5686;
   --wp-admin--theme--notification: #d63638;
   --wp-admin--theme--notification--contrast: #fff;
   --wp-admin--theme--success: #00a32a;
   --wp-admin--theme--info: #72aee6;
   --wp-admin--theme--warning: #dba617;
   --wp-admin--theme--error: var(--wp-admin--theme--notification);
  • @robertg asked a question about where new custom properties should be defined. @ryelle answered that they should be in custom-properties.css, in the body selector so that they can be overridden by colour themes later

How should box-shadows be handled?

Working time

  • @notlaura started the 20 minute session where contributors can work on the project while having help available in the 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
  • @robertg asked if the :hover and :focus pseudo-classes should have separate custom-properties. @ryelle answered that one custom-property can be defined for --hover and also used for :focus
  • @wazeter asked about the timeline. @notlaura replied that for the 5.9 release we would be aiming for the end of August. @ryelle clarified that this is the target for “early“ consideration. We’ll know the target for the completed project when the real cutoff has been announced but she expects it to be around early-mid October
  • @notlaura added that next week’s meeting (August 18) is the last scheduled week for working time
  • @wazeter asked where questions about quirks should be addressed. @notlaura replied post in the #core-css channel or comment in the PR
  • @robertg asked if we are just targetting color, background-color, and border-colors for now. @notlaura added box-shadow, noting that this will need some additional discussion

CSS Link Share / Open Floor

Thanks everyone!