Design team Show & Tell for 28 October 2020

We had a fantastic session learning about developments in the blockBlock Block 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. directory presented by @michael-arestad, some highlights:

  • headerHeader The 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. styling of directory landing page
  • buttons location
  • a11yAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( recommendations
  • difference between pluginPlugin A 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 Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party and block cards
  • which information about a block is useful and should be included in the block description
  • there will be an overlap between patterns and blocks directories
  • read more about the directory and leave feedback in the post

@paaljoachim let us know that he had a quiet design feedback session due most likely to the time change. He will schedule another feedback session next week in the European time zone. Look for the announcement on the SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel.

@estelaris asked members to contribute to the conversation about reshaping the communications within the design team so we can have a final discussion in the next team meeting.