Weekly Meeting Agenda – 29/3/2016

The Theme Review Team holds a meeting weekly and we encourage all members to attend.

Channel: #themereview | Time: Tuesday at 18:00 UTC 18:00 UTC

Topic : Automated Requirements and WordPress 4.5

@grapplerulrich will give an update on the requirement automation.

WordPress 4.5 is planned to releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. on April 12, 2016. Remember to test your themes with the Release Version that is out now.

WordPress 4.5 is introducing a few new features for themes:

  1. Support for logos (We will be requiring themes to start supporting the WordPress coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. implementation and themes cannot have logos as a premium feature.)
  2. Selective Refresh Support for Widgets (This is important for theme developers you run JS on the widgets in the sidebarSidebar A sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme.)
  3. Enhanced Script Loader and wp_add_inline_script
  4. Customizer improvements

The meetings typically last 30 minutes. If time permits, additional topics may be discussed.

If you have any topics, then please reply to this post and include the topic, along with a brief description of what you would like to discuss.