Themes Team Meeting Notes for Tuesday 26 May 2020

Meeting was held based on the proposed agenda

Weekly updates

In the past seven days

  • 297 tickets were opened.
  • 299 tickets were closed.
  • 287 tickets were made live.
  • 12 new themes were made live
  • 275 theme updates were made live
  • 1 more was approved but are waiting to be made live
  • 12 tickets were not-approved
  • 0 tickets were closed-newer-version-uploaded

Thanks to all reviewers who did hard work and contribution last week.

Making an exception to the “no required pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party” requirement for full site editing themes.

We had a long discussion on the alternative options to allowing FSE and arrived at the conclusion that Full site editing themes will be allowed to require 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/, while it is needed.