Themes team meeting agenda for March 28, 2023

The themes team conducts a meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. This month’s second meeting is on the 28th of March.

The meeting takes place in the #themereview channel on WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at and you need an account to participate.

Channel: #themereview | Time: Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 15:00 UTC

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

We encourage all members, and anyone interested to attend. You can also add your agenda in the comment section below.

Meeting Agenda

  • Weekly updates
  • Update themeunittestdata.wordpress.xml with WP 6.1 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. markup
  • Open Floor

1. Weekly updates

Theme Tickets and Help Scout 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.

2. Update themeunittestdata.wordpress.xml with WP 6.1 block markup

We are looking for help to test the theme unit test data. You can find the instruction on how to test it on GitHub. Or you can follow these steps,

  1. Download the file
  2. Activate the WordPress Importer tool (Go to Tools > Import > WordPress)
  3. Import the file, check the box for downloading the media
  4. Test all posts, pages, and archives. Both the old and the new content should load correctly.

If you find any issues, you can comment on GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. or in the comment section below.

3. Open floor

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

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

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