Themes Team Meeting Notes – May 10, 2022

Hello everyone. The meeting notes are from the themes review team discussion on May 10, 2022. The themes team meets second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 15:00 UTC.

This week’s meeting agendas can be found here. Thank you @kafleg for preparing the agenda. You can read the full transcript on our #themereview channel. 

1. Weekly updates

The themes team published weekly updates about tickets and HelpScout emails. Here is the theme statistic for the past 7 days. The most current stats can be found here.

  • 310 tickets were opened
  • 301 tickets were closed:
    • 289 tickets were made live.
      • 13 new Themes were made live.
      • 276 Theme updates were made live.
      • 1 more was approved but is waiting to be made live.
    • 12 tickets were not-approved.
    • 0 ticket was closed-newer-version-uploaded.

Number of reviewers: 3

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:  2 block themes are under review. 

2. WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Europe 2022

WordCamp Europe 2022 will kick off on June 2, 2022. During the 3 day event, the contributor dayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. will be taking place on the first day June 2. Contributor Day is for everyone. All skills and levels of experience are welcome and needed. If you are interested in participating, please register here.

3. Open Floor

No questions or comments related to the theme review were brought up during the open floor. 


WordPress 6.0 release candidate (RC1) is available. WordPress 6.0 is planned for official release on May 24th, 2022! 

@milana_cap has a great write-up summarizing the changes and enhancements included in the release candidateRelease Candidate A beta version of software with the potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge. 1. Learn more at this link

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