Themes Team Meeting Notes – November 22, 2022

Hello everyone. The meeting notes are from the themes review team discussion on November 22, 2022. The themes team meets second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 15:00 UTC.

1. Weekly updates

In the past 7 days,

  • 440 tickets were opened
  • 465 tickets were closed
  • 441 tickets were made live.
  • 36 new Themes were made live.
  • 405 Theme updates were made live.
  • 1 more was approved but is waiting to be made live.
  • 24 tickets were not-approved.
  • 0 tickets were closed-newer-version-uploaded.

More information can be found here. 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.

Note: These stats include both the new theme tickets and updated theme tickets as well.

Number of reviewers: 3

2. Nomination of Themes Team lead

The Themes team is looking for team representatives for the year 2023. It’s time to nominate team representatives. Nominate from here. Only a few days left for the nomination.

3. Test 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 PRs

@kafleg request you all to test theme check plugin PR. If the PR works fine, then we need to update the plugin. He’s looking for someone who can help me to test those PRs.

4. Documentation issues tracker

@kafleg would like to request your input on documentation related to themes. If you can write content, then you can contribute here.

5. Open Floor

@otto42 asked how many total 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 are there. He added, “Might be worth adding to the stats. How many of them are block themes? Just curious if they’re the majority of new submissions or not.”

There are 185 block themes in total. We update the stats weekly on the updates page.

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