Phase 3 Media Meeting Agenda – February 7, 2024

The Phase 3 Media Meeting is scheduled for Thursday February 8, 2024 at 00:00 UTC in the core-media channel on Make WordPress Slack. This is a follow up to the post announcing this meeting that can be found here. If you have any topics you’d like to add to this agenda, please add them in the comments below.

Meeting agenda:

Below is an outline to drive discussion for the meeting. We will approach these topics broadly and get a sense

  • Quick round of intros.
  • Overview of the objectives for Phase 3 Media
  • Discussion on alignment of CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. Media focus to help the process
  • Discuss communication channels and checkpoints to be used for regular updates
  • Media Library
    • At a high level let’s discuss what the future of the Media Library looks like.
    • More global insight into media usage at the attachment level
      • Where is a media being used if at all
      • What alt attributes are being defined for it in its usage
      • Duplicate detection
  • Discuss the 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. Editor’s role in editing media.
  • Back-compat relative to existing Media Library, Uploads, and Third party plugins
    • Discuss the transition process from the existing media library to the future media library. What does that look like?
    • What are the intermediary steps between where we are now and a new, fully integrated media library?
    • Will the new media library be available outside of the editor?
  • Update from William Bay on his Media Library experimentation, where Will can share some thoughts on sorting, filtering, and basic functionalities being tested in his experimental media library project.
  • Discuss the feasibility and desirability of using the Block Editor as the primary interface for media attachment editing.
    • Can we in a future state use the Block Editor as the attachment image editor using a Media Attachment Block that gives editing capabilities of the image block but updating the source image or creating new attachments.
  • Review of Phase-3-Triage Tickets
  • Open Floor for Questions and General Discussion
  • Opportunity for attendees to bring up topics not covered on the agenda, share updates, or ask questions.

This meeting happens in the #core-media channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Make WordPress Slack. Props @joedolson for helping prepare and proofread this post.

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