Editor chat summary: 31 May, 2023

This post summarizes the weekly editor chat meeting (agenda for 31st of May meeting) held on Wednesday, May 31 2023, 03:00 PM GMT+1 in Slack. Moderated by @andraganescu.

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/ 15.9 has been released

Key project updates:

No updates of Key Projects during the coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. editor meeting.

Task Coordination

Task coordination was not held due to low attendance.

Open Floor


Looking to get early feedback on Writing flow: Try arrow press confirmation before switching blocks – a change that would bring much better keyboard accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) to all editors. Please add your thoughts. Positive or negative, I want to hear. If you think it should be done differently, happy to hear that too.


Last week I published a proposal for the new registerBlockSupport APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. and looking for some feedback – Proposal: The registerBlockSupport API


Any help with this regression will be highly appreciated – Fonts not loading in page/site editor with Gutenberg 15.9 RC1

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