The Design Team provides experience, interface, and visual design expertise for the WordPress project.
Want to get involved? See our handbook and drop into #design once signed up for volunteer opportunities. Our vision is to be the go-to resource for design for other teams across the 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.
Howdy! If you’ve been following along, the 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 release is pushed back a week and will be coming out next Wednesday, April 15th. In the interim, the design updates are as follows.
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. Library/Inserter
Recent designs for the Inserter are focused on figuring out how to add Block Patterns, and eventually Template-parts. Basically, if everything is a block, then having one unified way to add these blocks feels right.
Full site editing
Take a look at what’s coming!
Multi-entity saving This gif below gives some insight into the saving process of multiple elements: templates, template-parts, content – all from one view.
Adding a template-part Imagine opening the Inserter and adding a HeaderHeaderThe header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes. to your page, or swapping out your current Header with another one.
In an effort to surface what the team is working on week by week, we’re labeling issues on the project boards with [Priority] High in 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 moving them to an “in progress” column for easy identification.
In Progress for Patterns
In Progress for FSE
Now’s a great time to get involved. While the work on this project is intense, it’s always important to glean new perspectives from other WordPress users and community members. Just drop into any of the links provided above to read up on the details and contribute.
Thanks for reading, staying informed, and contributing anywhere you can!