Summary of Docs Team Meeting March 22, 2022

Housekeeping

Project updates

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 end-user documentation updates for 5.9:

We are currently updating the documentation to 5.9

@femkreations: Currently adding new pages for the various blocks that are missing in the end-user documentation. Completed 7 pages and will continue working on this.
@rmartinezduque: Worked on the Pinterest embed and Wolfram embed block pages.
@atachibana: Updating the end-user docs with screenshots and images.

if anyone wants to join, please chose one of these issues: https://github.com/WordPress/Documentation-Issue-Tracker/projects/3. The board also has Good First Issue label on issues, to help you get started.

WordPress 6.0 documentation:

@bph is working on the Dev notes board. She also went through 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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party releases to prepare the list of needed end-user documentation changes for 6.0. This document will be done by the end of the week with one Gutenberg plugin release (13.0) to go for 6.0.

@milana_cap to go through the coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. tracs and add tickets to the Dev notes board. She will make it a zoom call so anyone who wants to see how it’s done can join. The date/time for the zoom call will be announced beforehand in a blog post (coming soon) and the process will also be recorded.

Others:

@bph created a Trac ticket for the modification needed on developer.w.org/news for the Developer News Blog  (Proposal

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