Themes Team Meeting Notes – September 14, 2021


This is the meeting notes from the themes review team discussion, September 14, 2021.

Thank you to all the participants and contributors.

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

Thank you @kafleg for preparing the agenda. 

1. Weekly updates

[Theme Tickets and HelpScout Updates]

The themes team published weekly updates about tickets and HelpScout emails. See this week’s updates here in the past 7 days. This stat includes both new and updated tickets.

  • 385 tickets were opened
  • 386 tickets were closed:
  • 375 tickets were made live.
  • 28 new Themes were made live.
  • 374 Theme updates were made live.
  • 0 more were approved but are waiting to be made live.
  • 11 tickets were not-approved.
  • 0 tickets were closed-newer-version-uploaded.

Number of reviewers: 4

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We are continually updating the Theme Check plugin and Theme Review Action for a smoother theme submission process. Here is the current state of the Theme Check plugin and Theme Review Action

2. Open floor 

We discussed how some themes have predefined contents on the preview in the theme directory. Themes are allowed to set up the predefined contents using the starter contents. The starter contents help users visualize how the theme supposes to look. 

[Theme upload survey results]

Theme upload survey results and some interesting findings are posted here. Thank you @dd32 for summarizing the results and 256 theme authors who participated in the survey. 

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