Over on make/Community, we’ve been discussing ways to eliminate some of the worst pain points that WordCamp 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. organizers have with building their sites.
There’s one discussion in particular that I’d love to get feedback from Meta 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. team members on, which is determining the best way that we can support a traditional development workflow.
Right now organizers have to edit the CSS CSS is an acronym for cascading style sheets. This is what controls the design or look and feel of a site. for their site in Jetpack’s CSS editor, which is painful because it wasn’t intended for the kinds of use cases that we have.
Instead, we want to allow organizers to build their sites in a local sandbox, managing the code with Git Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. Most modern plugin and theme development is being done with this version control system. https://git-scm.com/., and be able to easily push updates to production.
If anyone is interested in giving feedback or helping to build the tools we need, please check out the discussion.