Design meeting notes for Wednesday 26 September, 2018

The full transcript of our meeting this week, based on the previously posted agenda, can be found on our SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel.

There are no items in the inbox for this week. On the question if anyone wants help on something they’re working on, @joyously mentions that the theme review team has been talking about the need for the themes to show readme files like plugins do. They would need design for coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. and the repo.

A short discussion on this topic follows, and the proper order to get things going, will be opening a metaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress.-ticket.

Calls for design

Good team work happened on the ‘Create a blog guides content‘. @cathibosco1, @issajohn1 and @hugobaeta have been working on this and Cathi announces it’s a wrap. Pages will be added to soon. John Issa also did a fabulous job and worked on a Sketchfile with styles that can be used and used for other .org pages.

Contributor dayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. guide

@karmatosed and @folletto went to WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Tokyo and they got to try run a new format at the contributor day. They had never had a design table in Tokyo before and it was an incredible experience. The format was written down, the plan that was settled on is one of 2 possible options: with triage and without triage. That last one hasn’t been written yet. But you can comment, add thoughts on the doc that’s already there.

Additionally, @marybaum asks for assistance on trying this format at WordCamp Orlando and Tammie offers to assist remotely.

Open Floor

@joshuawold and @paulbiron are working on a post for the 4.9.8 conclusion. Joshua will add some things from design perspective. The design team is curious to hear about his findings.