Developer Blog editorial meeting summary: October 5, 2023

complete transcript of the meeting can be found in the #core-dev-blog channel in Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

Notes of the last editorial meeting on September 7, 2023 – thanks to @bph

Attendees: @bph, @milana_cap, @greenshady, @marybaum, @webcommsat, @oglekler

Site updates and new posts

Since the last editorial meeting, the following posts have been completed by writers and reviewers.

@bph shared a huge thank you to the writers, and their reviewers! Fantastic job!

Project board

Posts in progress

Posts for review

At the time of the meeting time, these posts were in need of review.

2nd review: New developer focused workflow article about how the login and registration works in WordPress.
1st review: A tutorial about the highlights of the browser and focus modes of the Navigation Block
1st review: #151 Type series post 3: Setting body-conscious type for long-form text#156

Action: comment on the 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. issue if you can review.

Posts on the to-do list

These were all approved topics, with writers assigned:

On the to-do list

@webcommsat to look at how to highlight call for writers on Dev Chat agendas post 6.4.

Posts that need writers

Two topics are still looking for writers:

Actions: If you know someone or want to write it yourself, post in the Developer-Blog channel on Slack.

Posts for approval

The group approved one new topic:

Open floor

Discussion to encourage writers to share GitHub tickets, Google Docs, public preview links to accompany a call for review in Slack to help reviewers. When writers and reviewers contributing in opposite time zones, these links can be particularly helpful.
Action: to guide contributors to use GitHub to capture comments/ changes, including when posts have moved to the CMS phase.

In the last quarter, many new writers have been inducted to the Dev Blogblog (versus network, site). Proposed a post for new writers with input from contributors recently joined.
Action: @webcommsat and @bph to take forward the post.

Agreement to allocate Documentation badges to contributors for writers and reviewers of the Dev Blog.
Action: @bph and @milana_cap

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