Summary for Docs Team Meeting: January 25, 2021


@crstauf, @milana_cap, @chaion07, @tacitonic, @atachibana, @estelaris, @paaljoachim, @themiked, @clorith, @austinsangs, @justinahinon, @collinsmbaka, @clorith, @reachmazharul, @mdmamun-1, @snilesh, @habib919000, @ashiquzzaman.

Thanks to @chaion07 for facilitating the meeting.



Notetaker: @austinsangs

Notes Reviewed by: @chaion07

Facilitator for the next meeting: @milana_cap

Next Meeting: 01 February 2021

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Team Goals for Q1 2021

@themiked reported that PluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party Handbook goals are done.

@milana_cap suggested that all reps for different projects make sure that their projects are added in the Team Goals for Q1 2021 document. This should become a regular practice to have goals listed in our handbook as it’s easier to keep track with projects and contributors can see the progress.

@estelaris updated her project goals and will have and will have the first post ready for review before publishing.

@crstauf posted their goals as follows:

  • stay on top of pending user notes: check twice per day.
  • optimize process for handling feedback for doc changes.

Project Updates

  • Obsolete P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at Docs: @themiked suggested that obsolete P2 docs will stay in their place, wrapped with something to indicate their absoluteness. To use the red Warning box short-code along with some phrasing that everyone will then want to modify, but it’s easier to edit than create so that’ll move things along faster. 
  • User Notes: @cstauf mentioned that before the weekend there were no pending user notes. There are however 16 entries for feedback to docs changes that @audrasjb has indicated that he will handle.
  • Migrating from Codex to HelpHub: 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.. 296 out of 355 are completed (83.4% from 80.3% from last week). He thanked @stevenlinx like always.
  • BEE-Docs: @bph posted an update asynchronous to the meeting that the team is making headway page updates after 5.6 release Thanks to @cguntur @bizanimesh @geheren @collinsmbaka. She also thanked @incapit, Tom Rankin and @MathewMcCabe for joining the team and collaborating on updates.
  1. New pages needed    6
  2. WordPress 5.6    44
  3. WordPress 5.5    14
  4. WordPress 5.4    3
  5. WordPress 5.3    2
  6. WordPress 5.0    9
  7. Pre WordPress 5.0    3
  8. The will schedule a team sprint for the first week in February to discuss task list for 5.7 @geheren and I are working on triaging the issues from 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. Changelogs 9.3 – 9.9
Figure: BEE-Docs Update

New Member Mentoring

7 new members joined #docs in the week between 16 and 23 November 2020. The mentoring team is contacting the new members. The process is a little slow due to the unavailability of many members who are still not back from their holidays and we can definitely understand that. The mentoring team continues to maintain the process and always appreciate the new members who respond to our messages. Thanks to @chaion7 for the information. He also thanked @sukafia, @tacitonic, @Prubhtej_9, @tomf @MathewMcCabe for continuing the good work.

Monthly Coffee Break Announcement (January 2021)

The first coffee break for 2021 is set to take place on the 28th of January.

@chaion07 will be hosting this coffee break at 3 PM UTC. Details to be posted in  P2.

Google Season of Docs

@tacitonic reported on the following:

  • Almost completed the Developer Content section.
  • The only other section remaining is the A-Z word list/Glossary.
  • Encouraged team members to review and discuss articles in the discussion tab on the repo.

@tacitonic mentioned that as the project deadline is approaching, it would be great if we could get the 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. to WP Org parser implemented, which would give me some time to work with  errors/issues if any.

Open Floor

@corith referred to a previous message as a reminder posted in the #meta channels: @milana_cap acknowledged the topic and added it to her list. She also mentioned of pinging @kenshino about this.

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