Summary for Docs Team Meeting (7-Nov-2023)


@milana_cap @leonnugraha @sagargurnani @ninianepress @anandau14 @webcommsat @rashiguptaa @zunaid321. Async: @nalininonstopnewsuk, @611shabnam, @femkreations


Find the complete Transcript of the meeting on Slack.

Upcoming Meeting

Project Checks

@milana_cap had created 48 good first issues for WordPress 6.4 documentation and ran 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. roles onboarding session. The recording is uploaded to but not published yet.

@webcommsat gave an update on WordPress 6.4 release documentation:

(Update – link to full update in the meeting and how contributors can help, including working on or reviewing screenshots, video, new explanations. Highlighted the value of docs in this area to the end user.)

  • Documentation tracker for 6.4
  • Dev notes: one additional dev note has been added to the Editor Miscellaneous Dev Notes today
  • There is one remaining Dev Note which will be done after the release by one of the committers
  • Call for contributors to work on HelpHub
  • Props for all those who had contributed by the beginning of last week have been collated, checked against the main list, and submitted
  • A further props update will be sent once the End User docs (HelpHub) have been updated
  • Ongoing outreach and promotion, particularly the HelpHub end user docs
  • Onboarding / support to cohort and additional volunteers
  • Following up work on End User docs.

@atachibana reviewed one issue #1204, and tackled high priority 6.4 issue #1204, the Site Editor Pattern.

@anandau14 worked on one high-priority task and has 2 more assigned.

Open Floor

@webcommsat raised from experience of the last couple of releases and involvement in CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., Marketing, Docs, and Training, a resource to help meetups devote a session to helping with User docs would be very useful and raise awareness about docs. More on this suggestion, what has been started in 6.4, and the fuller discussion in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at (link to Slack discussion added)

The ideas included to get meetups and companies to sign-up to help earlier in the release cycle, show how fun it can be, and promote our contributor events.

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