Summary for Docs Team Meeting on 18 January 2021


@atachibana @justinahinon @chaion07 @estelaris @rashid @paaljoachim @tacitonic @snilesh @pradeepdotco @collinsmbaka @thisisyeasin @nahidsharifkomol

Thanks to @justinahinon for facilitating the meeting

Note Taker and Next Meeting facilitator

Notetaker: @collinsmbaka
Facilitator for the next meeting: @chaion07
Next Meeting: 25 January 2021
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Project Updates

@atachibana reported that the Content team is migrating and re-routing Codex to Code Reference HooksHooks In 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.: 285 of 355 (80.3% from 78.3%). Big Thanks to @stevenlinx as always.

@justinahinon reported on the 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. developer documentation restructuring project. He reported that they are working on the handbook homepage, which is in good progress and the new version will be done in the next few days. @PaalJoachim also reported on the work being done to improve the local development environment for docs with @johnbillion and @justinahinon. he shared a drafted update and his plans to further discuss with the coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. dev team on 20th of January 2021.

@tacitonic reported his update for the Style Guide as follows;

  • I finished the Linking section this week – except for the External Linking document. That is on hold until the policy is finalized.
  • Started the Developer content section.
  • I encourage team members to review and discuss articles in the discussion tab on the repo.
  • @estelaris reported on her work on the documentation redesign; she shared a list of what she has done so far.

    Monthly Coffee Break for January 2021

    The date for this month’s Coffee Break has not been officially fixed and announced but should fall in on the 28th of January, 2021.

    Open floor

    @estelaris has been following up on the redirect links and mentioned that @sergeybiryukov is going to try to fix it for 5.7 as it needs to be fixed in core. Here is the link to the update

    @chaion07 mentioned he isn’t sure but would 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.” the #meta team for the weekly meetings calendar to be updated.