Design Team Meeting Notes March 3, 2021

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 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.

Attendees@estelaris, @kellychoffman, @chaion07, @amykamala, @reachmazharul, @ashiquzzaman, @paaljoachim, @hedgefield, @ibdz, @xris, @shaunandrews, @melchoyce, @annezazu, @hnew, @felixbaumgaertner, @kristengunther, @urvik1


  • We have an open call for note-takers and triage facilitators. These both are great ways to get involved for new contributors but everyone is welcome to help out. Let us know if you are interested in the comments.
  • Contributions to the Design Team is always welcomed. Please pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” @estelaris or @chaion07 and they will guide you through.

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Announcements & Updates

  • @chaion07 and @estelaris are discussing the possibility of having a dedicated p2 on triage. The documentation practice will be helpful for the team and the future releases. There’s also an idea to put together a Week in Design post. Discussions are still ongoing. Contributors are needed to step in and support both the initiatives. Ping either of them on Slack to get involved.
  • The latest version of Month in WordPress is out.
  • @paaljoachim wrote a guide on Testing a Gutenberg PR  that includes a video tutorial.
  • @estelaris is updating the colors in the Figma library. For reference, see this post.
  • Last week we had the February Show and Tell  with the most number of attendees. We will have our next show and tell on the March 31 (last Wednesday of the month). If you’re working on something that you wish to showcase then please let the team know.

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