Our vision is to be the go-to resource for design for other teams across the WordPress open sourceOpen SourceOpen Source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified. Open Source **must be** delivered via a licensing model, see GPL. project.
The docs team is looking for design help with some new GutenbergGutenbergThe 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/ documentation resources. They are looking for visual references to the Terms Glossary and to surface some of the contextual states in the editor:
General, High-Level UIUIUI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing. Overview
Top Toolbar Overview
Main Menu Overview
SidebarSidebarA sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme. Overview (Document/BlockBlockBlock 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.)
Block Toolbar Overview (perhaps with Paragraph as its default)
A small team, including @hedgefield, is working on developing the health check plugin that’s been around for a while into something really cool that may be merged into coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.. With this feature, site owners can check how their site is doing in different areas like speed, security etc. and see if everything is up-to-date and working right.
It’s going to need a good look at the design and UXUXUX is an acronym for User Experience - the way the user uses the UI. Think ‘what they are doing’ and less about how they do it. though because right now it’s mostly a page with a lot of words and numbers on it in grey tables. There are lots of tools there, but we need to make sure people know how and why to use them and will enjoy doing so.
Luke Pettway is trying to find out how to bring accessibilityAccessibilityAccessibility (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). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) to the design handbook a little more. Currently, there are only links out to the accessibility page, but he feels there’s room for a little more.
Working together across multiple disciplines within the project at an early stage can have a great impact. We encourage this bridge building (also from new contributor @vossisboss, and Tammie suggests giving this time to discuss in next week’s meeting.