Themes team meeting agenda for July 23, 2024

The themes team convenes on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. The second meeting for this month is scheduled for July 23.

The meeting takes place in the #themereview channel on WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. and you need an account to participate.

Channel: #themereview | Time: Tuesday, July 23, 2024, 15:00 UTC

In addition to the predetermined agendas, we allocate time at the end for an open floor session where you are welcome to ask questions or share any themes-related information.

We highly encourage all members, as well as anyone with an interest, to participate. If you have specific agenda items you would like to include, please feel free to add them in the comment section below.

Meeting Agendas

  1. Weekly updates
  2. 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. US 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/. themes team
  3. Updating the team handbook
  4. Open Floor

I am looking forward to seeing you at the meeting!

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Themes Team Meeting Notes – July 09, 2024

The meeting notes are from the themes team discussion.

Attendees:

1. Weekly updates

In the past 7 days,

  • 793 tickets were opened
  • 766 tickets were closed
    • 746 tickets were made live.
      • 53 new Themes were made live.
      • 693 Theme updates were made live.
      • 2 more were approved but are waiting to be made live.
    • 20 tickets were not approved.
    • 0 tickets were closed-newer-version-uploaded.

Note: These stats include both the new theme tickets and updated theme tickets as well.

A number of reviewers: 4 (@acosmin@kafleg@vowelweb, @fahimmurshed).

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. Themes Stats:

  • 15 Block themes are currently being reviewed.
  • 13 Block theme has been live in the last 7 days.

2. Twenty Twenty-Five theme development

A new default theme Twenty Twenty-Five is coming and will be released with WordPress 6.7 in November 2024. The GitHub repository is already created.

If you contribute to this coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. theme(bundled theme) you can be the core contributor. Also, you will get a badge as a core contributor in your wp.org profile.

There are various ways to contribute. You contribute by making patterns, testing PRs, or testing the entire theme. In addition to that, we would like to have your active participation in What would you like to see in the next default WordPress theme?

3. CustomizerCustomizer Tool built into WordPress core that hooks into most modern themes. You can use it to preview and modify many of your site’s appearance settings. upsells in themes

An important question from @dd32 in #themereview channel. Read here.

At the current moment, the themes team checks if the upsells are overused or not. It is a manual process. As a user, if you find any theme doing overuse of upselling, please report the theme or let team reps know. We’ll check it.

4. Review the theme name manually

If you are reviewing the theme and if you see like this, `ERROR: “ABC” currently has 100+ active installations. Please check for name collisions outside of WordPress.org before approval.` please check the theme name manually.

You can Google, ABC WordPress theme, and if you find the theme already existed on another name in any marketplace, ask the theme author to rename the theme and resubmit again.

But, if the theme author is the same, you can ignore it and start reviewing it.

For more info, please read here.

5. Theme Previews and Starter Content Customization

The metaMeta 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 is looking for feedback and suggestions for theme previews and start content customization. Check here for more information.

6. Open Floor

During the open floor, @digamberpradhan asked about the summary for the theme previews and starter content customization.

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Themes team meeting agenda for July 09, 2024

The themes team convenes on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month. The first meeting for this month is scheduled for July 9.

The meeting takes place in the #themereview channel on WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. and you need an account to participate.

Channel: #themereview | Time: Tuesday, July 09, 2024, 15:00 UTC

In addition to the predetermined agendas, we allocate time at the end for an open floor session where you are welcome to ask questions or share any themes-related information.

We highly encourage all members, as well as anyone with an interest, to participate. If you have specific agenda items you would like to include, please feel free to add them in the comment section below.

Meeting Agendas

  1. Weekly updates
  2. Twenty Twenty-Five theme development
  3. CustomizerCustomizer Tool built into WordPress core that hooks into most modern themes. You can use it to preview and modify many of your site’s appearance settings. upsells in themes
  4. Review the theme name manually
  5. Theme Previews and Starter Content Customization
  6. Open Floor

I am looking forward to seeing you at the meeting!

#agenda, #meeting, #themes-team

Themes Team Meeting Notes – June 25, 2024

The meeting notes are from the themes team discussion.

Attendees:

1. Weekly updates

In the past 7 days,

  • 1002 tickets were opened
  • 1007 tickets were closed
    • 999 tickets were made live.
      • 36 new Themes were made live.
      • 963 Theme updates were made live.
      • 0 more were approved but are waiting to be made live.
    • 8 tickets were not approved.
    • 0 tickets were closed-newer-version-uploaded.

Note: These stats include both the new theme tickets and updated theme tickets as well.

Number of reviewers: 3 (@acosmin@kafleg@vowelweb)

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. Themes Stats:

  • 22 Block themes are currently being reviewed.
  • 10 Block theme has been live in the last 7 days.

At the moment, we have 785 block themes in the repository.

2. 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. Europe 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/. Updates

@kafleg and @onemaggie was the table lead for WCEU Contributor Day. During the meeting we achieve the following things in a day.

Community Themes:
PRs

  • Opened 8
  • Merged: 4

Default theme TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub.https://core.trac.wordpress.org/. tickets:

  • 2 commits
  • 1 closed issue
  • 13 tickets updated

Patterns live in the repo:

  • 2 patterns live

Theme Reviews:

  • 2 themes live
  • 7 Reviewed

Email:

  • 10 emails replied

Thank you to everyone who joined the themes table at Contributor Day in WCEU.

3.  New default theme TT5 progress

There is no update about the new default theme Twenty Twenty-Five yet. It is supposed to bundle in WordPress 6.7.

4. Open Floor

During the open floor, @kafleg shared about theme.jsonJSON JSON, or JavaScript Object Notation, is a minimal, readable format for structuring data. It is used primarily to transmit data between a server and web application, as an alternative to XML. version 3. WordPress 6.6 contains some updates to theme.json including a new version and associated schema. Read more here, Theme.json version 3 – Make WordPress Themes

@glycymeris shared that they were talking about the project of data in WCEU. They also have data about themes, https://www.wpopendata.org/themes/

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