Transcript of the whole meeting can be found in our Slack-channel.
Sketchpress and WP Admin Design System
Special topic: we spent a good portion of the meeting discussing how to bring together a few amazing Sketch resources that have been developed. The hope if that having one source of truth will make it easier to accelerate design for anyone working in the WordPress community. See Slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. for the whole discussion but some highlight are noted here.
The resources and creators are:
- @Sarah James from 10Up https://github.com/10up/SketchPress
- @garusky from Milan https://github.com/motork/WP-Admin-Design-System
- @Joen has an extensive Sketch file and library from his work on Gutenberg 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/
Where will this live?
- The SketchPress repo I created already has traffic and followers, so keeping it all in there might be good
- A contributions file in the repo would be key to capturing all the efforts that would be merged into the single location
- A solution is still being discussed…
How can we all contribute to this and help?
- Let’s all be thinking about this
Nothing this week
Calls for design: follow-ups
@cathibosco requests to discuss the ‘Make a blog post‘ page design
- Everyone agrees that subpages are a good design direction
Infographic of Training Team workflow
- @estelaris shared that the simplified version is up in Trello Project management system using the concepts of boards and cards to organize tasks in a sane way. This is what the make.wordpress.com/marketing team uses for example: https://trello.com/b/8UGHVBu8/wp-marketing. and Training team will review and discuss which one they prefer
And that was all the time we had today.