Themes team update March 28, 2023

i) 🎟 Theme directory stats

Currently,

  • 1 new ticket is waiting for review.
    • 0 tickets are older than 4 weeks
    • 0 tickets are older than 2 weeks
    • 0 tickets are older than 1 week
    • 0 tickets are older than 3 days
  • 58 tickets are assigned.
    • 7 ticket is older than 4 weeks
    • 13 ticket is older than 2 weeks
    • 24 tickets are older than 1 week
    • 42 tickets are older than 3 days
  • 0 is approved but is waiting to be made live.

In the past 7 days,

  • 398 tickets were opened
  • 404 tickets were closed
    • 389 tickets were made live.
      • 32 new Themes were made live.
      • 357 Theme updates were made live.
      • 0 more were approved but are waiting to be made live.
    • 15 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: 2 (@kafleg, @acosmin)

ii) 💻 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 Stats

  • 11 Block themes are currently reviewing
  • We have 263 Block Themes in the themes repository.

iii) 💡HelpScout Stats

In the past 7 days,

Email Conversations 5Messages Received 6
Replies Sent 6Emails Created 0
Resolved 5Resolved on First Reply 100%

iv) ✅ Extras

  • Create Block Theme pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party now has 2000+ active installs. There are 41 active issues and 8 Pull requests in GitHub.

#themes, #weekly-updates

Plugin Review Team: 27 Mar 2023

The large number of closed is due to the bounced emails. Yep, it’s that season again

PluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party Status Change Stats

  • Plugins requested : 213
  • Plugins rejected : 4
  • Plugins closed : 514
  • Plugins approved : 5

Plugin Queue Stats (current)

  • Plugins in the queue (new and pending)* : 776
  • → (older than 7 days ago)** : 572
  • → (2023-03-20 – 2023-03-28) : 218
  • → (new; not processed or replied to yet)* : 202
  • → (pending; replied to)* : 574

Help Scout Queue Stats

  • Total Conversations: 763
  • New Conversations: 359
  • Customers: 403
  • Conversations per Day: 76
  • Busiest Day: Wednesday
  • Messages Received: 575
  • Replies Sent: 610
  • Emails Created: 157

#plugins

Documentation Team Update – March 27, 2023

Documentation Issue Tracker stats.

Current state

Past 7 days

2 issues closed:

4 issues opened:

6 unresolved conversations:

Current projects:

#docs

Core Performance Team Update: March 27, 2023

Performance Lab

Performance Lab plugin updates are released monthly on the third Monday of the month.

March’s release 2.1.0 includes a few enhancements and interoperability fixes for the Server-Timing APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. and general module loading.

Engineering is in progress for creating standalone plugins and unbundling the Performance Lab pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party (see overview issue), the team are aiming to publish the initial set of standalone plugins mid-April.

Proposals and Discussion

Performance Team chats are held weekly on Tuesdays; check https://make.wordpress.org/meetings/ for current time.

In late February, @mxbclang resigned from the Team RepTeam Rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts. position. @clarkeemily was voted as the second Team Rep, alongside @flixos90. 

Following the 2023 performance roadmap being published, the performance team SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. chats have focused discussions around the priorities agreed. To note, this is a living document and new projects are welcomed. 

Work is almost complete for Enhancing the Scripts API with a loading strategy (work can be seen here), and a pull request against WP CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. will be opened soon. 

The Plugin Checker engineering is progressing very well, with the infrastructure, admin screens and 2 initial checks targeted to be complete by mid-April. Progress can be seen in this GitHub repo. 

Other areas of focus continue to be on gathering some profiling data on the most recent release candidateRelease Candidate A beta version of software with the potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge. to support the server response time analysis. The team is also working on a high-level review of our approach to calculating sizes attribute for images and also researching remaining problems with lazy-loading. 

Tickets

In addition to Performance Lab, the Performance Team also works on performance-related tickets in core and holds a monthly Bug Bash on the first Wednesday of every month; check https://make.wordpress.org/meetings/ for current time.

WordPress 6.2 contains many performance improvements and analysis demonstrates it is notably faster than 6.1, both on the server-side and the client-side, as seen in early Web Vitals metrics from the lab. After several weeks of different testing methodologies being trialed, we now have an approach that works well for this type of benchmarking (expect a blog post sharing this soon!). 

The automated performance testing CI workflow has been committed to core [55459]. We’re successfully getting automated performance data on every commit to core now available in the dashboard here https://www.codevitals.run/project/wordpress.

The team are now conducting discovery around lazy loading all metaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. data in WordPress (#57645, #57801 and #57496).

#core-performance, #performance

Mobile Team Update – March 25th

WordPress iOSiOS The operating system used on iPhones and iPads. and Android version 22.0 is available for testing. Sign up here to join the betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. program on iOS or follow this link on your Android device, tap on “Become a beta tester”.

Highlights for the last two weeks:

  • 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. Editor: Improved handling of resize events on Android, fixed an issue where blocks could be un-wantingly replaced, expanded media uploads to support extra metadata.

#mobile

Plugin Review Team Update: 20 March 2023

Of note, the emails for 6.2 went out and plugins are being closed for that.

PluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party Status Change Stats

  • Plugins requested : 191
  • Plugins rejected : 9
  • Plugins closed : 174
    •   Author Request: 75
    •   Guideline Violation: 95
    •   Licensing/Trademark Violation: 2
    •   Security Issue: 2
  • Plugins approved : 8

Plugin Queue Stats (current)

  • Plugins in the queue (new and pending)* : 740
  • → (older than 7 days ago)** : 508
  • → (2023-03-13 – 2023-03-20) : 151
  • → (new; not processed or replied to yet)* : 197
  • → (pending; replied to)* : 543

Help Scout Queue Stats

  • Total Conversations: 816
  • New Conversations: 647
  • Customers: 480
  • Conversations per Day: 90
  • Busiest Day: Friday
  • Messages Received: 976
  • Replies Sent: 540
  • Emails Created: 84

#plugins

Support Team Meeting Updates for March 16th

Items covered and discussed in the Support Team Meeting include:

  • WordPress 6.2 RC2
  • Statistics in weekly updates
  • Checking in with international liaisons

For the full experience of a support meeting summary, including calls for comment and good tunes, please read the full make/support meeting summary post.

#support

Support Team Meeting Updates for March 9th

Items covered and discussed in the Support Team Meeting include:

  • Support component metaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. bug scrubs
  • CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. media modal request for input
  • Requiring reasons when flagging users

For the full experience of a support meeting summary, including calls for comment and good tunes, please read the full make/support meeting summary post.

#support

Themes team update March 14, 2023

i) 🎟 Theme directory stats

Currently,

  • 0 new ticket is waiting for review.
    • 0 tickets are older than 4 weeks
    • 0 tickets are older than 2 weeks
    • 0 tickets are older than 1 week
    • 0 tickets are older than 3 days
  • 61 tickets are assigned.
    • 6 ticket is older than 4 weeks
    • 13 ticket is older than 2 weeks
    • 41 tickets are older than 1 week
    • 52 tickets are older than 3 days
  • 2 is approved but is waiting to be made live.

In the past 7 days,

  • 438 tickets were opened
  • 427 tickets were closed
    • 420 tickets were made live.
      • 7 new Themes were made live.
      • 413 Theme updates were made live.
      • 0 more were approved but are waiting to be made live.
    • 6 tickets were not-approved.
    • 1 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 (@kafleg, @acosmin)

ii) 💻 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 Stats

  • 9 Block themes are currently reviewing
  • We have 251 Block Themes in the themes repository.
  • 4 Block themes live in the past 7 days.

iii) 💡HelpScout Stats

In the past 7 days,

Email Conversations 10Messages Received 11
Replies Sent 12Emails Created 0
Resolved 10Resolved on First Reply 80%

iv) ✅ Extras

  • Create Block Theme pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party now has 2000+ active installs. There are 35 active issues and 8 Pull requests in GitHub.

#themes, #weekly-updates

Plugin Review Team: 13 March 2023

PluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party Status Change Stats

  • Plugins requested : 161
  • Plugins rejected : 12
  • Plugins closed : 34
  • Plugins approved : 36

Plugin Queue Stats (current)

  • Plugins in the queue (new and pending)* : 596
  • → (older than 7 days ago)** : 479
  • → (2023-03-06 – 2023-03-13) : 97
  • → (new; not processed or replied to yet)* : 59
  • → (pending; replied to)* : 537

Help Scout Queue Stats

  • Total Conversations: 431
  • New Conversations: 310
  • Customers: 360
  • Conversations per Day: 47
  • Busiest Day: Tuesday
  • Messages Received: 497
  • Replies Sent: 666
  • Emails Created: 214

#plugins