Design Team Update – May 10th

The design team continues to meet every week and have two triages, coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress./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. and 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. Additional design triages have been happening over the past two weeks to focus on the accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( audit.

Meeting notes:

Gutenberg phase 2 update notes:

Points of note:

  • Showcase design now is ready to develop.
  • WordPress 5.2 about page was collaborated on.
  • Kudos and props to every designer involved in WordPress 5.2.

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