Design team update 28th July

The design team are now posting individual updates each week, this post is a summary of the updates from there. If any other teams have design they need help with, please also let us know. You can either add as a comment to the post on make/design, add a comment here, or you can ask directly in #design on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

Worked on/released this week:

  • GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. supporting where needed: @karmatosed
  • Triaged 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. tracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. for new design issues: @melchoyce
  • Weekly design triage: @melchoyce and @karmatosed
  • Gutenbergin’: @melchoyce
  • 4.8.1: @melchoyce

Currently working on:

  • > Created a handful of new concepts for how global blocks could work in Gutenberg.:
  • Gutenberg demo video: @mapk
  • Connecting with Processing gurus over at UCLA on the 31st: @mapk
  • Taking a gander at the GTD stuff to see where I can help in conjunction with creating some visual data for the site: @mapk
  • Gutenberg: promotion page and Gutenberg theme, help where needed: @karmatosed
  • Mobile experience of editing themes and plugins: @karmatosed
  • Planning a public, group workshop for Page on Front. Probably next Tuesday? @melchoyce
  • Gutenbergin’: @melchoyce
  • 4.8.1 and 4.9 planning: @melchoyce

Need help with:

  • Anyone available on Tuesday for a Zoom workshop? : see @melchoyce

Full update post here.