Editor chat summary: 12 October 2022

This post summarizes the weekly editor chat meeting (agenda here) held on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 14:00 UTC in Slack. Moderated by @bph.

Announcements and Links

Gutenberg 14.3 was released

Key project updates

Mobile Team update by @siobhan

@ramonopoly shared an update in the comments

  • I’ve added a new tracking issue for Fluid typography and ongoing enhancements.
  • Work on the Style Engine has paused during 6.1. I’ll provide an update on planned iterations for 2022/23 in a future agenda.

Open Floor

 @tellthemachines commented last week:

  • I can’t be present at the chat because of timezones, but would like to bring up the “Key project updates” list in the agenda:
  • Is this approach working? How useful is it for folks?
  • How can we make sure to keep it up to date?

“Keeping it up to date well that can be a bit tricky as there is probably various amounts of work being done in each tracking issue each week.” – @paaljoachim

“It would be helpful if authors of tracking issues could on occasion drop by and give a general update of how a specific issue is coming along” – @paaljoachim


“hi, i’m just testing WordPress 6.1-RC1-54503, and I still cannot see inner container in group 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.” referring to this issue, and that it was supposed to be merged for RCrelease candidate One of the final stages in the version release cycle, this version signals the potential to be a final release to the public. Also see alpha (beta). 1.

@wildworks discovered that it didn’t make it into RC 1, but is slated to be fixed in RC 2


“I thought I’d bring up a request from @glorialchemica, which will be a speaker at WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Italia 2022 and is preparing a talk about using patterns. She ran into a problem while trying to use patterns on a test site, and wrote a request on this channel, who that got unnoticed so far. Is there anybody who can look into this or direct her to the right channel she can ask about this?

“Sometimes I get the problem when I try to use a pattern or block going from an older site to a new site. now I don’t know which version the pattern directory is running on. So, the next steps I would suggest, file an issue / bugbug A bug is an error or unexpected result. Performance improvements, code optimization, and are considered enhancements, not defects. After feature freeze, only bugs are dealt with, with regressions (adverse changes from the previous version) being the highest priority. report on the GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ repo. Answer all the questions in the issue template. Then check out when the next metaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. team meeting is also DM me when it’s posted, so I can take another look and see if I can reproduce” — @bph

“The error should be shown in the browser console, so it might be a good idea to submit an issue with the error message, WordPress version, your theme” — @wildworks

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Props to @paaljoachim for review

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