Summary for Docs Team Meeting on March 1, 2021


@chaion07 @ashiquzzaman @justinahinon @bph @zzap @tacitonic @atachibana @geheren @reachmazharul @harishanker @themiked @deadpool76 @atiktonmoy


Project Updates

HelpHub Redesign

Update from @estelarisThere are no updates on the HelpHub redesign project yet but estelaris still need help with articles link review. All the articles must be reviewed, most are fine and few are not, and those few are the cause of plenty of fix-link requests. If anyone wants to review, 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.” @estelaris. The task is only to identify the wrong links and there is a team in charge of approving and updating the links. @ashiquzzaman showed interest to review the articles

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 Developer Doc

Update from @justinahinon – The table of content pull request ( is ready to be merged.

End User Block Editor team

Update from @bph  –
@geheren and Mathew McCabe had their sprint; @poena had also participated. Discussed the end-user documentation for Full Site Editing. The plan is to wait until the Prototype is released, and then again until BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. of 5.8 to see what will make it into coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress.. WP 5.7 changes are now available in our Spreadsheet and 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. 

The team is also getting ready to touch almost all pages to implement More Options link/page enable comments and add a note to the change-log as with which WordPress version a page is currently. @Geheren added that to all the pages in the Trello board. Once @collinsmbaka publishes his page, all contributors can start working on it. A plan is in place to welcome new contributors to the team.

Full Site Editing Documentation

Skipped for this meeting.

Codex to HelpHub MigrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies.

@atachibana was unavailable to provide an update on this.

New Member Monitoring

@chaion07 reported that 10 new members joined the Docs channel in the past 7 days. The team welcomed all of them. Here is the Slack thread with the list of members.

Monthly Coffee Break

There is a new p2 you can all check out: Docs Team Coffee Break February 2021 Summary.

@chaion07 reported that there have been a total of 5 contributors joining in for February 2021 Coffee Break. Thanks to @thisisyeasin, @Gtarafdarr, @atiktonmoy & @reachmazharul for making time. For those who couldn’t make it you can definitely join the March Coffee Break. Anyone who is willing to host it can ping either @chaion07 or @sukafia

Google Season of Docs

Update from @tacitonic:
Completed 15/28 articles in the Word list and usage dictionary. Parser will be completed by Monday, i.e. today. The project finalization phase for Google Season of Docs begins from today. He’ll start writing a P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at on 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. after the final project report. Google Season of Docs 2021: The organization application phase has also begun for this year’s program.

Open Floor

The team discussed using GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can 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. as opposed to other tools, as GitHub would also reduce the use of Trello to some extent. 

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