Community Meeting Recap (May 10)

Community notices

We’re refining our process for incorporating community contributions from frequent committers! We want to make this process easy for folks so they can continue to make excellent contributions with ease. Look out for some more information in the coming days about what being a “committer” to OpenverseOpenverse Openverse is a search engine for openly-licensed media, including images and audio. Find Openverse on GitHub and at looks like! [ref]



  • Deployment of the API v2.5.0 [ref]
  • Two frontend milestones closed [ref]
  • APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. Dockerization [ref]
  • Mobile keyboard close on search submit [ref]
  • Updated Terms of Service [ref]
  • Bundle size reporting & deploys of Storybook & Tailwind per PR [ref]
  • (Community contribution) AccessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( fix for “Back to search results” on mobile [ref]
  • (Community contribution) Improved reporting for quick ingestion tasks [ref]

In progress

Needs review

  • API refactoring [ref]
  • Data refresh task unification [ref]
  • VCheckbox update [ref]
  • Critical fix app layout issues [ref]
  • Tab ordering [ref]
  • License explanation close button [ref]
  • Image jump fix [ref]


  • Labels & emojis [ref]
  • Reprioritization of provider API key requests [ref]


Lots of work is underway on internal infrastructure improvements, additional monitoring, and ameliorated security measures. This effort may not be as publicly visible, but it is happening behind the scenes. We also plan on deployingDeploy Launching code from a local development environment to the production web server, so that it's available to visitors. a new version of the frontend this week.