Editor chat summary: Wednesday, October 26 2022

This post summarizes the weekly editor chat meeting on Wednesday, 26 October 2022, 04:00 PM GMT+2 held in 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/.. You can view the full transcript here.

WordPress & 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/ releases

WordPress 6.1

At the time of the meeting the 3rd release candidate was published and available for testing. There since have been two more release candidates.

For anyone that is interested and hasn’t seen it yet here is the Field Guide for 6.1.

Gutenberg 14.4

Gutenberg 14.4 was released by @juanmaguitar. The “What’s new in Gutenberg 14.4” release post has since also been published.

Key project updates

Task Coordination

@colorful-tones is planning to work on some designs and help triagetriage The act of evaluating and sorting bug reports, in order to decide priority, severity, and other factors. tickets related to the search 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.. You can follow the progress in the Tracking issue: Expand Search block customization.

@get_dave shared the priorities list for the Navigation Block in WordPress 6.2. Contributors have posted some revised designs for new editing experiences which we are proposing as a focus for the next release(s).

Open Floor

@alexstine shared the ticket to move document information and outline to list view panel. The ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. could use additional feedback.

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