Themes Team Meeting Notes – January 26

At first, thank you all for your active participation in this meeting.

The meeting was held based on this meeting agenda.

Channel: #themereview
Facilitated by @kafleg
Notes Taken: @ashiquzzaman

  1. Weekly updates
  2. Looking for a volunteer to update the theme unit test
  3. Open Floor

Weekly Updates

Currently 79 new parent themes and 26 new child themes are waiting for review. The waiting time is 5 weeks.

In the past 7 days,

  • 235 tickets were opened
  • 241 tickets were closed:
  • 222 tickets were made live.
  • 11 new themes were made live.
  • 211 theme updates were made live.
  • 4 more tickets were approved but are waiting to be made live.
  • 18 tickets were not-approved.
  • 1 ticket were closed-newer-version-uploaded.

Please check the weekly updates details here.

Theme Unit Test Update Volunteer

There was a Call for maintainers: Theme Unit Test where @mahesh901122, @musamamasood, and @technocrews were interested in contributing.

It was decided to move the conversation to 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. and decide a single person of contact for the project.

Initially, @technocrews decided to track the workflows and will be the contact person for the project. The other volunteers will help with the work.

@williampatton will help if volunteers need anything regarding the work and access on GitHub. If you want to contribute, you can always pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” him on GitHub. Username is: pattonwebz.

To answer the question – If there is any PR or issue which need the 2nd opinion then for who I can contact?

@poena said The best way is to discuss it in a GitHub issue. If that does not resolve it, a blog post can be created so that people can post comments and a decision can be reached from there.

She added, As for on boarding and assistance to start, the best way is to get hands on and look at the open issues and the current content of the XML file.

The most important thing to consider is that, it is not as simple as importing the file (using the WordPress importer, no external 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 Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party is needed), making changes, and exporting it again. Because when you export it, all the links and image sources will turn into where ever your domain is, localhost etc.

Open floor

@poena asked for the help on this coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. ticket.  Twenty Twenty -One: editor styles are broken in RTL.

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