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Consolidated Summary for Docs Team Meeting on 12 October 2020
Unfortunately we didn’t see anyone volunteering to take notes for this meeting. Which is why I decided to publish this summary as a consolidated note for the convenience of all. I wish I was made aware of the situation earlier than this.
@atachibana reported on the migrationMigrationMoving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies. and re-routing of Codex to Code:
32 Classes out 43 have been completed which is an improvement of almost 7% leading to 74.4% from last week’s 67.4%, and
62 HooksHooksIn WordPress theme and development, hooks are functions that can be applied to an action or a Filter in WordPress. Actions are functions performed when a certain event occurs in WordPress. Filters allow you to modify certain functions. Arguments used to hook both filters and actions look the same. out of 355 have been completed which is an improvement of 3.1% leading to 17.5% from last week’s 14.4%.
@justinahinon provided update on the GutenbergGutenbergThe 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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ Developer Documentation:
So if anyone have a use case in mind for the documentation, feel free to suggest with comments or update the document.
@bph also provided an update beforehand on Digital check in for BlockBlockBlock 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 End User Documentation (BEE-docs). Birgit requested that the BEE-docs team members leave comments on that post. (asynch to the meeting)
She also informed that with the help of many contributors the team collectively passed the 50% milestone for pages catching up to 5.5
The team couldn’t discuss the following agenda items due to dependency on @milana_cap and others:
The style guide markdown importing and parsing (from GitHubGitHubGitHub 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. https://github.com/ to wp.org) is underway.
Extended the project duration from the standard length (3 months) to a long running project (5 months) upon I discussion with mentors, and found it appropriate to extend it owing to multiple factors.