Design team weekly update September 4th

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:

  • @annaharrison worked on a number of posts on Tiny Mce’s blog.
  • @annaharrison worked on giving feedback and adding user research to ‘design feedback’ tag on 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.
  • @boemedia launched a survey for 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 Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party developers about the usability of the wp-admin.
  • @joshuawold: Uploading .zip to update plugin or theme – Read through #9757 and shared a user flow. Thinking it’d make sense to implement the Reinstall Plugins direction as the user flow is pretty straightforward.
  • @joshuawold: Posted an article about my experience working on CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. these past few months. It’s been a really fun ride, looking forward to what’s ahead!
  • @karmatosed: Gutenberg all the things.

Currently working on:

Need help with:

Full update post here.