Block-based Meeting Notes — Nov 18 2020

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. + Themes Highlights

Gutenberg 9.4 has been released. Look for the release post later today. It includes a handful of enhancements to FSEFSE Short for Full Site Editing, a project for the Gutenberg plugin and the editor where a full page layout is created using only blocks. blocks and global styles as listed here:

There’s a theme experiments PR to explore the minimum amount of boilerplate code needed fo a 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:

This PR has spun out a series of Gutenberg issues. All could use additional discussion:

Twenty Twenty-One Blocks

The theme has seen improvements since the last meeting: post metaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. blocks have been added to the templates, a footer template has been added, and alignment widths now match the original theme:

The bulk of the remaining updates are around the need to sync up the appearance of core blocks with their versions in the original Twenty Twenty-One theme:

Open Floor

Meeting Time

Following @aristath’s suggestion, the group agreed to try moving the meeting one hour earlier moving forward. Calendar updates are coming soon.