Design Team Meeting Notes: July 7, 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.

The main focus was an open floor but the following is a summary of topics including links shared.

  • About page was asked to have feedback.
  • @richtabor provided a range of GitHubGitHub GitHub 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. issues we dove into discussing various things around the editor.
  • The first of these was closing block styles proposed by @michael-arestad (who joined in the discussion). This improves the styles panel; discussion led to more thoughts around the side panel updates that are incoming.
  • During this discussion, some great links were shared by @melchoyce, @shaunandrews, @joen and many others. Here are a few of those:
  • Following on from that contextual padding was talked about.
  • For all the issues linked, feedback is very welcome.