Design Team Update – May 24th

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. Our focus for the past few weeks on Gutenberg triages has been 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. Work continues focusing on Tightening Up and also the Gutenberg. The team has been making sure tickets are reviewed for 5.2.1, along with looking forward to 5.2.2 and 5.3.

Meeting notes:

Gutenberg phase 2 design weekly update posts:

Points of note:

  • WCEU contribution day will have quite a few designers attending and discussions are underway for what will happen on the day.
  • @nrqsnchz, @hedgefield and @estelaris have volunteered to take notes each week. Thank you to all three of you for keeping our communications flowing.
  • @Ibdz has volunteered to pick up the design work on Helphub.

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