The Design Team provides experience, interface, and visual design expertise for the WordPress project.
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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/ design update
Af few Cover 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. enhancements
For anyone with some theming experience and CSSCSSCSS is an acronym for cascading style sheets. This is what controls the design or look and feel of a site. knowledge, there’s a discussion about whether to use inline styles or classes for gradients. Give your feedback in ticket if this is something you’re interested in!
Weekly Gutenberg ticket triage on Tuesday’s
If you want to help out with Gutenberg design: each week at 17:00 UTC, @mapk organises a triage session in the Design Slack channel.
@estelaris started gathering requirements from notes and GithubGitHubGitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/ and is ready to make mock ups of some templates. She has some questions about the use of the anchor tag on the title: does it need to be visible? @melchoyce and @shaunandrews say yes, they use it to easily bookmark the url. According to Estela, the docs team is not aware of this use. A short discussion follows, and @itsjonq shows a great example of how this is used on Github. The people attending the meeting suggest proposing this as an alternative to the # that’s now used. If you have thoughts or idea’s on this, please leave them in the comments of this post.