Summary of Docs Team Meeting Aug 31, 2021

Housekeeping

Attendance: @zzap, @atachiba, @basil, @TC, @Kris Hazari, @Kartik Shukla@femkreations, @estelaris, @themiked, @joyously, @Michael Burridge

Where: #docs channel on Slack

Find the complete Transcript of the meeting on Slack.

Meeting Facilitator:  @zzap

1. Project Updates

@atachiba:
New repository is working quite well.

2. Handling issues across all documentation

@atachiba:
@Kenshino (Jon) is still working on the readme

@zzap
New maintainers added to the repo

@femkreations:
Intends to complete 2 overdue tasks this week –
1. Creating templates for new doc request and fix bugs in existing.
2. Adding labels to existing issues in the repo.

3. Documenting processes – new workflows and ways to contribute

@zzap:
This page in particular that needs updating with new info –
https://make.wordpress.org/docs/handbook/workflows/reporting-an-issue/
There are new members (TC and @yusuf saifur-Rahman) interested in doing this in order to learn the process of contributing along the way.

@zzap:
We should start migrating 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 docs issues from trelloTrello Project management system using the concepts of boards and cards to organize tasks in a sane way. This is what the make.wordpress.com/marketing team uses for example: https://trello.com/b/8UGHVBu8/wp-marketing. board to 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. https://github.com/ repo and use release labels – @Michael Burridge to look at this.

@zzap:
To co-ordinate with 5.9 release team (when announced) to make communication between release team and docs team a habit.

4. Open Floor

@joyously:
Do the new folks have the capabilities they need, to do things like add labels or whatever?
@zzap added some accounts at the github repo.

@zzap to ask 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. to connect github repo with the SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel so that we are notified for every new issue.

@joyously:
Was there still a planned automation of opening issues directly from the docs?
@zzap:
It is planned but first we want to see how this will go and what exactly we want the workflow to look like. I believe that would be 2nd phase.