Editor chat summary: February 8th, 2023

This post summarizes the weekly editor chat meeting (agenda for February 8th meeting) held on  Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 03:00 PM GMT+1. in Slack. Moderated by @bph

Announcements & Links

WordPress 6.2

More Links

Key project updates


posted an update on the Phase 2 Overview Tracking Issue (Update Feb 7, 2023)


update of Feb. 3, 2023 on Tracking: additional layout options, design tools and refinements

Task Coordination


“Alongside working on bugs fixes for the new Nav 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. list view editing I’ve being iterating on improving the Link Control UX. Recent change to add a settings drawer is perhaps the most notable change.” (after 6.2 Feature Freeze)


“If you find a 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. in testing 6.2 that is Editor related, please submit an issue 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/ and add it to the 6.2 Project Board. The team will triagetriage The act of evaluating and sorting bug reports, in order to decide priority, severity, and other factors. the issue from there. Thanks!”


“I made this issue at the beginning of last week and hope that someone can go ahead and work on it: https://github.com/WordPress/gutenberg/issues/47522

Open Floor

@get_dave started conversation about the format of the meeting. The full conversation can be followed here. Ideas and comments are encouraged in the comment sections.

Props to @get_dave for review

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