Me and roughly 3,400 other community members are away at WordCamp 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. Europe but I still wanted to post another update. Most of the 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/ team is here as well, and the 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/. meetings were postponed for the most part, so this week was very light.
June 20, Thursday, was Contributor 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 https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. at WCEU and we had a wonderful turnout of designers. At the Gutenberg Design table, several of us gathered around and contributed with comments on issues and/or mockups. Let’s take a look at what we worked on.
We also talked about the future of Gutenberg, caught up on the phases and checked out the recent features. We shared stories, and everyone was genuinely excited to see how Gutenberg is improving.
Thank you everyone for contributing this day and I look forward to chatting with you all in slack.
In addition to Contributor Day, several of us were running usability tests during the WordCamp. Once we’re back, these videos will get posted for everyone to review and share their thoughts. Stay tuned.
Thanks for reading, staying informed, and contributing anywhere you can!