Design meeting notes 13 August 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. You can join the SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel by following the instructions in our handbook.


We are looking for a volunteer to help with note-taking during meetings. Anyone interested, either leave a comment here or let us know in the Slack channel.


@michael-arestad brings us an update on 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. design work:

WordPress 5.5 was released! Nice work on the About page design and props to everyone involved in the release! Design updates:

If you are new to the design team, go ahead and click on those links, check out the great work the design team is doing in the block editor.

Open floor

@nrqsnchz brought up PR 16053 for Gutenberg work on autosave post versions. Please leave your comments on that PR