Design team updates 30 October 2020

Since the last update, the team met on Wednesdays as per the usual time at 18:00 UTC. We had two weekly meetings and a show & tell, as well as CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds 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. triage. You can read the meeting notes below

Next meetings coming up:

Triage Core/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./Gutenberg: Tuesday 16:00 UTC

The design meetings are on Wednesdays at 18.00 UTC.


  • The #design team is looking into different ways to get more contributors involved and how to improve the way we communicate our participation.
  • There have been improvements in the 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. directory and the design team is looking for feedback.
  • We had a design focus session: how to design for Windows10 high contrast mode.