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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: 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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ roll out on Android is in the green and some fixes landed in the image block, the text blocks UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing., the rich-text formatting and list block controls
- Full Site Editing: The ShortcodeShortcode A shortcode is a placeholder used within a WordPress post, page, or widget to insert a form or function generated by a plugin in a specific location on your site. block shipped and Gallery style improvements and SPTs phase 1 technical tasks are considered done. Progress was made on the Gallery upload, the Button, Column and Cover blocks.
- Other Projects: Completed Vision 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). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) and post logic improvements and shipped the Me and Create FAB IA changes on Android. Reblogging on iOS and WKWebView migrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies. are nearly ready to ship while progress has been made on mobile / desktop previews and on Dark mode / material components for Android. Kicked off Media editing on Android and offline support for pages.
- Infrastructure: Improvements to our build and development tooling related to WP screenshots and WP Mocks.