Summary for Docs Team Meeting June 22, 2021


@milana_cap, @courane01, @kmhazari, @chaion07, @femKreations, @tacitonic, @atachibana, @mehbubrashid, @ramthas, @kenshino, @mehbubrashid, @caseymilne, @deadpool76, @piermario, @estelaris, @collinsmbaka, @mburridge, @kafleg, @daisyo, @ahmedriyadh, @themiked


Where: #docs channel on Slack
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Meeting Facilitator: @milana_cap

Note Taker: @caseymilne

Next Meeting Facilitator: No volunteers found for facilitation of next weeks meeting. Volunteer over #docs SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at if you can do this.

Project Updates

Proposal Update: An audit tool for Learn

Update provided from @courane01. No deadline set at the moment. Proposal gaining interest from team leaders, Learn/Training team will see a few new contributors from Automattic. Importance of streamlining auditing for teams mentioned, new Instructional Designers that are on-boarding at Learn. 

Discussion about revision management and the importance of tracking changes. Some questions from facilitator @milana_cap about existing tools used in editing workflow. 

Plans to continue collaboration between #docs and #train on this proposal, to set to write up docs needs in two weeks time, and have a video chat to discuss further.

5.8 Release

  • Today we’re entering 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. 3 phase. 
  • By the next Tuesday (when RC1 is starting) we’ll have all dev notes and field guide published
  • After that we start working on DevHub and HelpHub updates

Volunteers: anyone wants to help with DevHub, 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.” @milana_cap over Slack #docs.

@atachibana shares that at WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Japan 2021 there were many new contributions, one team is creating an end-user manual. Reference link

@chaion07 is focused on onboarding new members. Meeting will be set later this week for new members, details posted later on P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at

Docs #docs team is actively looking for new members and a new 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 Docs Project Lead. Block Editor End User Docs behind by 2 releases. For reference on this project see 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 at

@femKreations is continuing work on the Site Health docs.

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