Themes Team Meeting Notes – September 27, 2022

Hello everyone. The meeting notes are from the themes team discussion on September 27, 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. As it is a rescheduled meeting, we revisited the same topics from the previous agendas. Thank you, @kafleg, for preparing the agenda. The meeting facilitator & Notetaker @Benachi. 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.

  • 386 tickets were opened
  • 392 tickets were closed:
    • 376 tickets were made live.
      • 47 new Themes were made live.
      • 329 Theme updates were made live.
      • 0 more was approved but is waiting to be made live.
    • 15 tickets were not-approved.
    • 1 ticket was closed-newer-version-uploaded.

Number of reviewers: 2

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

  • 12 block themes went live in the past 7 days.
  • Total 150 block themes in the repository. 

2. Celebrating 10,000 themes in the repository 

We now have over 10,000 themes in the WordPress repository. Thank you, all theme authors, reviewers, and current and former theme team members, for your contributions.

3. Testing Full-Width Blocks and Root Padding 

The root padding issue for the Full-width blocks has been fixed and will land in WordPress 6.1. You can find more information at this link.

5. WordCamps 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. sharing (WCUS and WCKTM) 

@daisyo shared her experience at the contributor day at WCUS. You can find more about the contributor day in this recap post by @amethystanswers

@kafleg shared his experience at WordCamp Kathmandu. You can find more about it here. 

6. Changing the “Full site editing” theme tag to “Site Editor.”

@poena suggested changing “Full Site Editing” to “Site Editor,” reflecting the WordPress project moving away from the Full Site Editor. As there was no feedback during the meeting, @kafleg suggested moving the conversation by creating a 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. ticket.

7. Open Floor

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

Thank you, @anoopd @alberuni-azad @rudlinkon @bijayyadav @daisyO and @greenshady, for participating.