Themes Team Meeting Agenda for May 25, 2021

The themes team conducts a meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.

Along with the fixed agendas, we have an open floor at the end where you can ask or share anything related to themes.

If you want to join #themereview and contribute, check this link to get started.

We encourage all members and anyone interested to attend.

Channel: #themereview | Time: Tuesday, May 25 2021, 15:00 UTC

Meeting agenda

  1. Weekly updates
  2. Test 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. Themes with WP 5.8
  3. Theme Check 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 testing
  4. Handbook recommended page
  5. Open floor

Weekly Updates

Current statistics can be found on: 

Themes TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. ticket graph:

Check regular weekly updates here.

Test Block Themes with WP 5.8

WordPress 5.8 is in 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. 1 soon. We would like to request you to check block themes mostly with 5.8. Also, a few experimental full site editing themes are in the repository now, so you can try them as well.

Theme Check plugin testing

For theme authors, please check Theme Check plugin in the GitHub repository and check. We are updating this plugin and we hope for your feedback and contribution.


There has been two suggestions put forward for the recommended page in the review section of the team handbook.
Please consider these options:

  • Delete it.
    The page has been unused for years and the text on it even says This page has been removed.
    Some background information: The content of the page was removed because it had subjective design recommendations and the team does not review design.
  • Re-use it for requirements that are being reduced from requirements to recommendations
    As the team continues the work to reduce requirements, there are listings that we want to keep as recommendations. The recommended page may be suitable for this content.

Open Floor

We will discuss everything related to themes. Attendees can ask or share themes related things.

Please comment in the comment box below if you have anything to bring up during the open floor.

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