Default Theme Chat Summary: October 4, 2023

This post summarizes the latest weekly Default Theme meeting (agenda, slack transcript), held in the #core-themes SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel, on 4th October 2023, 3pm UTC.

Project Board

The project board has been updated to serve for the remainder of the time until the release and not just on a per BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. release basis. There will be some updates to the board to include the most important issues to get into Beta 3. These will be mainly 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). ( and 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. fix related. Some housekeeping needs to be done for the patterns, @luminuu will take on this one.

Information about the Beta 2 Image issues

Yesterday the Beta 2 for 6.4 was released. During the release party, it was encountered that there is an issue with displaying the images in the patterns that are loaded from the theme. This issue happened at Beta 1 already, but got fixed in time; for Beta 2 this was unfortunately missed. The images have been partially renamed, and moving the data from 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. to SVNSVN Subversion, the popular version control system (VCS) by the Apache project, used by WordPress to manage changes to its codebase. causes the issue of images having a file size of zero bytes. The CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team is aware of this, the update will happen with Beta 3, coming next Tuesday (October 10).

Call for testing with child themeChild theme A Child Theme is a customized theme based upon a Parent Theme. It’s considered best practice to create a child theme if you want to modify the CSS of your theme.

There’s an issue asking for testing Twenty Twenty-Four as parent theme for a child theme and making sure patterns work as expected. It can be tested with the Create 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. Theme pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party, under certain circumstances it might fail, but it was reported that it did work for others. Having 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. plugin installed and active can help with solving issues.

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