Summary for Docs Team Meeting on February 22, 2021


@estelaris @atachibana @sasiddiqui @deadpool76 @bph @chaion07 @sukafia @tacitonic @justinahinon @aurooba


Project Updates

End User 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 team

Updates by @bph

  • Huge thanks for @geheren for working through the upcoming change with WordPress 5.7 and added it to the spreadsheet. Release is scheduled for March 9th, 2021.
  • Some line items are already claimed/assigned to contributors. Thank you @bizanimesh @collinsmbaka @cguntur @geheren to charge ahead!
  • If you’d like to work on some of it add yourself to the card on the TrelloTrello Project management system using the concepts of boards and cards to organize tasks in a sane way. This is what the team uses for example: board in the “need changes” column. (If you are not part of the Trello board yet, use this link)
  • Sprint is this week Thursday Feb. 25 – P2 post. If you want to learn more about the Full-site editing, also join this sprint.
  • The metaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. team is working on a scheduled update feature, so we can work on our pages on the site, without overwriting existing pages. It’s now in alpha-test and if you want to test it contact  @Corey McKrill to get you access. 

HelpHub Redesign

Updates by @estelaris

Changing the anchor # from documentation. As of now, if you are to read a title with a screen reader, for example “New to WordPress #” it will read “new to WordPress number” ,
The accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( issue plus the visual noise caused by that # and the images are the reasons of changes. Will write up a post this week explaining this.

HelpHub issue

@deadpool76 found the wrong descriptions about PHPPHP PHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. requirements. Though they were already fixed, multiple pages should not have the duplicate information. @atachibana will integrate duplicate requirement articles.

New Member Mentoring

🎉 Four new members joined the Docs channel in the past 7 days and were welcomed by @tacitonic.

Monthly Coffee Break

February’s Coffee break is scheduled for Thursday, February 25th, being planned by @sukafia and @chaion07; Find details here:

Google Season of Docs

Updates from @tacitonic

  • Completed 12/28 articles in the Word list and usage dictionary.
  • Still waiting for the parser implementation – 1 week till I have to send a final project report to Google.

Open Floor