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.
At WordCampWordCampWordCamps 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 2019 we followed last year’s exercise from WCUS and ran a Keep / Burn / Add workshop interactive activity. The idea is to explore from a high-level perspective where WordPress is going for that part of the community and how it could be improved.
Note: these are individual opinions, and as such, it should be considered as first-level research to be read and interpreted, not as an absolute list.
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/: drag & drop blocks
Appearance ⇒ Customize: Live preview
CMS allows posting articles without deep knowledge.
Autosave feature (version-revision and auto-save functionality)
Handy posting from WordPress mobile app
Preview on HTMLHTMLHTML is an acronym for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a markup language that is used in the development of web pages and websites. on the editor
General Setting allows changing Site Address (URLURLA specific web address of a website or web page on the Internet, such as a website’s URL www.wordpress.org)
Customizing themes (4 opinions): difficult to customize, hard to manage, and so on.
Too many configuration settings
Too many navigation menus
Tend to add too many customizations
Too many admin notices
Installation settings are difficult
PluginPluginA plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party management requires manual work on WP dashboard instead of https://wordpress.com/ page: auto-update is not working, version compatibility issues, risks, …
Multi-Language support with MultisiteMultisiteMultisite is a WordPress feature which allows users to create a network of sites on a single WordPress installation. Available since WordPress version 3.0, Multisite is a continuation of WPMU or WordPress Multiuser project. WordPress MultiUser project was discontinued and its features were included into WordPress core.https://codex.wordpress.org/Create_A_Network. (2 opinions)
Collaboration with live editing
Pre-set essential plug-ins (light-weight)
Customizable user interface
More Graphical User Interface than text-based 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.
Easier use on mobile
Easier to operate visually (like Adobe Illustrator)
Hard to understand the difference between “.com” and “.org” for newbies. While “.org” seem to have more information than “.com”, it will be nice to have in-between information page to fill the gap between “.com” and “.org”.
Have thumbnails column with titles on “All pages” and/or “All Posts”.