Themes Team Meeting Notes – May 14, 2024

The meeting notes are from the themes team discussion.


1. Weekly updates

  • 795 tickets were opened
  • 804 tickets were closed
    • 788 tickets were made live.
      • 40 new Themes were made live.
      • 748 Theme updates were made live.
      • 3 more were approved but are waiting to be made live.
    • 16 tickets 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: 5 (@acosmin@kafleg@fahimmurshed@vowelweb@bijayyadav)

14 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 has been live in the last 7 days.

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 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.

During the meeting, @kafleg asked who is attending WCEU and he requested the meeting attendees to join the themes table.

On the contributor day @kafleg and @onemaggie will co-lead the table. And primary focus will be community themes. If you are passionate about block theme building, you can join the themes table and learn or contribute.

3. Open Floor

During the open floor, @kafleg shared a question from @bijayyadav.

Hello everyone. I’m reviewing a theme and it is a child themeChild theme A Child Theme is a customized theme based upon a Parent Theme. It’s considered best practice to create a child theme if you want to modify the CSS of your theme. I checked the author’s profile and found that there are more than 50 child themes for a parent theme.

Do we’ve any guidelines on how many child themes can be created for a single-parent theme? I find it quite absurd creating so many child themes for a single-parent theme.

We were not able to answer this during the meeting. If you have any feedback or suggestions for it, comment down below.

David B also asked a question about accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( and @kafleg answered him. You can read the entire conversation in #themereview channel.

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