Block-based Themes Meeting Agenda for March 18

Below is the agenda for this week’s Block-based Themes meeting.

Time: Wednesday, March 18th 2020, 16:00 UTC
Channel: #themereview


  • Welcome
  • Status updates for 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.-based Theme efforts in GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc.
    • New Gutenberg UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing. Updates
    • Block Patterns are live
    • Lighter Block DOM
    • Full-site Editing UI Updates
  • Discussion topic: what design tools would you like to see in the editor to achieve more expressive designs?
  • General Q&A

If you have any questions you’d like to see raised at this week’s meeting, or any topics or demos you’d like to see in future meetings, please share below.

@itsjusteileen has volunteered to take notes 🙂