The Test Team helps manage testing and triage across the WordPress ecosystem. They focus on user testing of the editing experience and WordPress dashboard, replicating and documenting bug reports, and supporting a culture of review and triage across the project.
There was no agenda preceding the chat.
- What’s new on Learn WordPress in March 2023: A rundown of the latest updates from the Training Team.
- Proposal: The Interactivity API – A better developer experience in building interactive blocks: Check out this project to provide WordPress extenders with a common set of methods to add frontend interactions to blocks.
- FSE Program Exploration: Build a block theme: In this latest #fse-outreach-experiment call for testers, approach 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. theme development with a design mindset, using only the editor and available tools (no code!) Accepting feedback through April 26, 2023.
Focal Groups 🧪
@ironprogrammer re-introduced this section as pertaining to Test Team discussions from 2021. Because contributorship has changed a lot since then, he asked that contributors interested in representing a particular focal group reach out to @boniu91 or @ironprogrammer (himself). He also noted that the team can adjust the focal groups to align with current needs, particularly if it would help inspire greater collaboration.
@oglekler noted their positive experience with Cypress, an open-source testing tool which uses Mocha and jQuery, and can be run headless. @ironprogrammer asked if it was compatible with the current WordPress E2E standard, Playwright, and suggested that discussion with other E2E contributors be held to discuss further.
@ironprogrammer suggested that a follow-up Make/Test post be considered to gauge interest on possible focal group rep interest, particularly for E2E.
@ironprogrammer gave a brief update on the Test Handbook, noting that a new Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. page was under final review. The page will provide new Test Team contributors a good place to start 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. events. He encouraged contributors to share the page at future WordCamp Contributor Day events, and to raise suggestions for improvement in the #core-test channel, or to create a PR in the handbook’s official GitHub repo.
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