Themes Team Meeting Notes – June 25, 2024

The meeting notes are from the themes team discussion.


1. Weekly updates

In the past 7 days,

  • 1002 tickets were opened
  • 1007 tickets were closed
    • 999 tickets were made live.
      • 36 new Themes were made live.
      • 963 Theme updates were made live.
      • 0 more were approved but are waiting to be made live.
    • 8 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: 3 (@acosmin@kafleg@vowelweb)

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 Stats:

  • 22 Block themes are currently being reviewed.
  • 10 Block theme has been live in the last 7 days.

At the moment, we have 785 block themes in the repository.

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. Updates

@kafleg and @onemaggie was the table lead for WCEU Contributor Day. During the meeting we achieve the following things in a day.

Community Themes:

  • Opened 8
  • Merged: 4

Default theme TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. tickets:

  • 2 commits
  • 1 closed issue
  • 13 tickets updated

Patterns live in the repo:

  • 2 patterns live

Theme Reviews:

  • 2 themes live
  • 7 Reviewed


  • 10 emails replied

Thank you to everyone who joined the themes table at Contributor Day in WCEU.

3.  New default theme TT5 progress

There is no update about the new default theme Twenty Twenty-Five yet. It is supposed to bundle in WordPress 6.7.

4. Open Floor

During the open floor, @kafleg shared about theme.jsonJSON JSON, or JavaScript Object Notation, is a minimal, readable format for structuring data. It is used primarily to transmit data between a server and web application, as an alternative to XML. version 3. WordPress 6.6 contains some updates to theme.json including a new version and associated schema. Read more here, Theme.json version 3 – Make WordPress Themes

@glycymeris shared that they were talking about the project of data in WCEU. They also have data about themes,

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