Block-based Themes Meeting Agenda for July 15, 2020

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

Time: Wednesday, July 15th 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.
    • Features and fixes in Gutenberg v8.5
    • In-progress issues and PRs to keep an eye on
  • Sharing / Q&A / Open Floor

Rather than have a suggested discussion topic this week, we’re going to open the floor up for folks to share what block-based theme-related matters they’re working on and what they need help figuring out. If there are specific GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. issues or concerns you have that you’d like to see more attention on, bring those along too!

As always, if you have any topics or demos you’d like to see in future meetings, please share below.