Design Meeting Notes for 29 January 2020

These are the weekly notes for the design meeting that happens on Wednesdays. You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel and find the meeting’s agenda here.


There is a call for volunteers for the Get Involved table at WCAsia. If you are attending, it will be a great opportunity to give back.


GutenbergGutenberg 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. updates

@mapk is working on moving any design-related projects to the board on GitHub. If anyone wants to get involved and help shape the design of Gutenberg 5.4, there are several tasks that they can work on.

@kjellr invited the design members to attend the New Bi-Weekly Block-based themes meeting which will be a great opportunity for Design, CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. and Theme teams to discuss the theme-related impact of full-design editing work in Gutenberg. Agendas and notes will be posted to the

This was a short meeting due to #core and privacy meetings happening at the same time. We’ll be back again next week, in the meantime, please leave your comments.

Design meetings are:

  • Core/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. triage: Monday 17:30 UTC
  • Gutenberg triage: Tuesday 17:00 UTC
  • Design Team: Wednesday 19:00 UTC