Recap of January 10, 2017 Meeting


  • @juliekuehl needs a few more people to look at the a11y lesson
  • @chmchm has started on the Basic Theme Configuration lesson
    • Do we need a section about how to add menus?
  • @meaganhanes is finishing up Finding Help For Your Theme this week


  • @noplanman will proofread the a11y lesson
  • @donkiely finished CustomizerCustomizer Tool built into WordPress core that hooks into most modern themes. You can use it to preview and modify many of your site’s appearance settings.: Static Front PageStatic Front Page A WordPress website can have a dynamic blog-like front page, or a “static front page” which is used to show customized content. Typically this is the first page you see when you visit a site url, like for example. vs. Content Feed, and Managing Menus
  • @esteschris has finished HeaderHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes. and Background Themes
  • There are a few lessons that have been edited, but are waiting for final review before being marked complete. Post to come.
  • @donkiely will take on the Custom Post Types, if that’s not spoken for. Content Editor Overview lessons for editing


  • @skarjune is going to be using the Getting Started with WordPress workshop soon.
  • @chanthaboune spoke with the Hack the Hood team today to identify any holes in the theme workshop. Updates by 1/24.
  • The themes to test page is up to date as of 1/3/2017

Open Discussion

  • The O2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at upgrade is complete!
  • We discussed some discrepancies between our styleguide and what editors are seeing in their assigned lessons. Post to follow.
  • We discussed the possible need for a Glossary (this seemed relevant to @bethsoderberg‘s upcoming post re: content on the site). Post to start discussion on the p2 will follow.

If you haven’t weighed in on goals yet, now is your chance!