We are a group of volunteers who review and approve themes submitted to be included in the official WordPress Theme directory.
We do license, security, and code quality reviews.
We help build and maintain default themes.
The primary focus of the team is to help theme authors transition to blockBlockBlock 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.-based themes.
Team no longer has leads – the team now has respresentatives and it is a flat team structure with loosely defined roles and responsibilities where individuals can contribute in ways that they feel strongly about.
4 more were approved but are waiting to be made live
10 tickets were not-approved
0 tickets were closed-newer-version-uploaded
Update on Twenty Twenty
The latest default theme Twenty Twenty Theme was ready to roll into the betaBetaA pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. package and is now confirmed as on track for release in 5.3.
Lots of contributors as you can see on this trac ticket. Big thank you to everyone mentioned in the props.
Uncommon Theme Queue Issues:
@acosmin mentioned there has been an issue with mistaken theme uploads lately. We need to investigate this further, but a trac ticket was opened that seeks to solve this issue.
There was a discussion on when the shindig would happen. A weekend event with a focus on Saturday was proposed. Potentially 1st Saturday of the month. No fixed date was decided on.
The point of the shindig is to share review tips and review themes together. It can take place in the #theme-reviewslackSlackSlack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel with optionally a voice/video call if people are interested in that.
You are encouraged to leave comments below if you missed the meeting.