Recap of May 16, 2017 Meeting

Lesson Plan Updates
@jenwill working on Enqueuing Scripts and Styles with @parthmaier’s help. She has some questions but he’s been too busy to respond. She asked about a code snippet. @juliekuehl thought it might be overkill for a beginning how-to lesson and suggested different code including just the CSSCSS CSS is an acronym for cascading style sheets. This is what controls the design or look and feel of a site., noting all comments where just her own opinion. @melindahelt reminded us we need to make sure the plugins called are free and in the repo. @bethsoderberg concurred. @Jenwill also thinks just enqueuing a simple .js file is better than adding jQuery. Consensus reached.

@donkiely just finished a draft of Child Themes lesson plan and submitted it for review. It’s is called “Child Themes (twentyseventeen).”

Copyediting Updates

@donkiely audit project on hold until images are again available to the LP pages.

@awakekat asked about the topic: `get_template_directory_uri()` and `get_stylesheet_directory_uri()`

@jenwill will touch on that in the enqueuing lesson. @juliekuehl thinks it should be a blog post but that the lesson plans are showing best practices. @melindahelt asked if it should be an LP side-bar. @jenwill suggested pointing out which to use in the parent theme and which in the 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. and link tumor info in a blog post or another LP (@juliekuehl added The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. also). @melindahelt suggested either developer or codex or another LP.

Testing Updates

@coachwp had planned to do some testing but it was postponed.

@melindahelt reminded us that anyone – not just team members – can use the planes and we should let anyone know if they are looking for material.

Q&A and Announcements

@donkiely updated the Style Guid to show the short codes for emphasized text inline. Asked how to get the editor to stop changing the escape character, which now reverts to tip. @mike_piercy recommends . Discussion going offline.

@mike_piercy discovered the Next and Previous buttons are going by post date and @juliekuehl thinks they will have to be manually changed and said we need to brainstorm a strategy for that.

@donkiely remembered someone dropping in with a suggestion, @coffee2code. Suggested putting in a ticket. Possibly @chanthaboune did, but not sure.

@mike_piercy asked what P2P2 P2 or O2 is the term people use to refer to the Make WordPress blog. It can be found at is and discussion went on to explain the theme naming of the blog and posting system for the teams.

@melindahelt remembered that a person’s first post has to be approved.

@donkiely ended things by noting he’s using [ tip ]Use the [/ tip ] short code to highlight tips but with a warning not to include spaces.