Design Team Meeting Notes June 24, 2021

These are the weekly notes for the design meeting that happens on Wednesdays.

You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel.

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.


Where#design channel on Slack.

Meeting Facilitator: @estelaris
Note Taker: @ashiquzzaman

Attendees:    @ashiquzzaman,  @kellychoffman, @estelaris, @thisisyeasin, @magdy, @joen, @michael-arestad, @critterverse, @karmatosed,  

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 are 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.

Blog Announcements:

Side-by-Side Image Challenge – Make WordPress Design

Update: Initial Patterns for the Patterns Directory – Make WordPress Design

A Walk Around… The Table Block – Make WordPress Design

Requesting all to read and leave your valuable feedback on these posts. Your comments will help the design team to improve WordPress.

Open Floor:

@magdy thinks 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. panels can be improved something similar to Quillforms is doing. @karmatosed advised to open an enhancement issue on and Joen agrees that the tricky part is to find the right balance.