Themes Team Meeting Notes – February 27, 2024

Howdy Mates, welcome to 2024!

The meeting notes are from the themes team discussion.


:one: Weekly updates

In the past 7 days,

  • 909 tickets were opened
  • 890 tickets were closed
    • 884 tickets were made live.
      • 9 new Themes were made live.
      • 875 Theme updates were made live.
      • 0 more were approved but are waiting to be made live.
    • 6tickets were not approved.
    • 0 tickets were closed-newer-version-uploaded.

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

Number of reviewers: 4 (@acosmin@kafleg@fahimmurshed@vowelweb)

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.

4 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. theme is live in the last 7 days.

:two: 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. Asia 2024 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.

WordCamp Asia Contributor Day is happening on March 7, 2024 at Taipei, Taiwan. @onemaggie and @bijayyadav will be leading the themes table.

If you want to learn about WordPress block themes and want to contribute to the community themes project, please join the table.

You can check this blog post to learn more about the themes table.

:three: Contributor Mentorship program and community themes

There is a contributor mentorship program running and @onemaggie and @kafleg are mentoring the mentees and trying to onboard many contributors for the community themes project.

:four: WordPress 6.5, Font Library, and implementation in the themes

During the meeting @digambarpradhan asked a few questions,

  • Is there a plan to allow themes to use a font library?
  • Some issues regarding UXUX UX is an acronym for User Experience - the way the user uses the UI. Think ‘what they are doing’ and less about how they do it. if the font library isn’t allowed on themes?

Also there is a discussion thread in the SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel. I highly recommend checking that. \

:five: Theme test data especially for block testing

Theme test data which is specially build for block theme is available for testing. Thank you @poena for the great work.

We recommend theme authors to check the test data.

There was no agenda or any discussion during the open floor.

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