Block-based Themes Meeting Agenda – May 20, 2020

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

Time: Wednesday, May 2020, 16:00 UTC
Channel: #themereview

Agenda

  • 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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ Updates
    • New weekly Gutenberg + Themes update post format
    • FSE progress + open call for betaBeta A 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. testing
    • Global styles recap + next steps
  • Discussion
    • Global styles — “how do we allow themes to style the same things a user can at the 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. level?” (without writing fragile CSSCSS CSS is an acronym for cascading style sheets. This is what controls the design or look and feel of a site.)
  • Q&A

If someone wanted to volunteer to take notes, that would be great!

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