Summary for January 26th Support Meeting

The weekly support meeting was held on Thursday, January 26th, 2023, 17:00 UTC in #forums on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at Read the transcript in at your own pace (a Slack account is required)

Community headlines and updates

This is where news that are relevant or good to know for the team from across the community are brought up and shared.

Docs team is looking for feedback on classification of some terminology

The documentation team is looking to implement some consistency in the terminology used around elements such as support forums, training, and documentation.

The support representative has left a comment with them for clarification on what problem is to be solved, and also noting some concerns.

Blocks Everywhere (in the forums)

The rollout of blocks within a forum context is coming along nicely, there are some lingering issues with the 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 that are still being investigated, namely;

  • Pasting code
  • Twemijo
  • List indentations

These are actively being looked into, and some rosetta sites have already opted into trying out the new editor as well (which others may also do if they so chose by reaching out), while a “on by default” approach won’t be taken until the lingering issues have been resolved.

Checking in with international liaisons

Some of our wonderful international friends were able to participate this week (and we’ve also reached out to everyone individually to check how things are going. The team understands that timezones do not always allow for everyone ot participate, so this may become more of a recurring thing).

Open floor

A few headlight items for the team were brought forth during open floor;

Yumi Kimura – Always with Me