Design Share: Dec 1-Dec 29

This is a bi-weekly update of work the design group contributed to. Work happens in overview issues, and in needs design, or needs design feedback issues.

WP.org Data Liberation

Launched at State of the Word, the new Data Liberation page of WordPress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ shows how you can migrate from other platforms to WordPress.

WP.org: Learning Pathways

New mockups for a refreshed Learn section that take into account a concept of Learning Pathways as explored by the Learn team.

Thumbnail design

As a conversation to improve thumbnails for the WordPress Developer blog, here are some sketches for how those could potentially be improved.

Missing Fonts

When a font family misses weights, or if a pattern uses a font you do not have installed, how do we show that in the UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing.? Discuss on the issue.

Safari Text-Selection Fix

A text-selection-marker behavior unique to Safari means that every layer gets highlighted when selected, causing an imprecise indication of what you actually select 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. editor. Due to incoming changes to Blink, the existing fix caused new issues, and is now limited to just Safari.

Responsive tables

As a minor improvement, we explored an idea for the responsive style of the table in Openverse’s source page. The design is subtle and proposes stacking rows to keep all information on the page without additional scrollbars and interactions.


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