Themes team update April 18, 2023

i) 🎟 Theme directory stats


  • 0 new ticket is waiting for review.
    • 0 tickets are older than 4 weeks
    • 0 tickets are older than 2 weeks
    • 0 tickets are older than 1 week
    • 0 tickets are older than 3 days
  • 36 tickets are assigned.
    • 8 ticket is older than 4 weeks
    • 15 ticket is older than 2 weeks
    • 28 tickets are older than 1 week
    • 34 tickets are older than 3 days
  • 0 is approved but is waiting to be made live.

In the past 7 days,

  • 476 tickets were opened
  • 479 tickets were closed
    • 474 tickets were made live.
      • 16 new Themes were made live.
      • 458 Theme updates were made live.
      • 0 more were approved but are waiting to be made live.
    • 5 tickets were not-approved.
    • 0 tickets were closed-newer-version-uploaded.

Note: These stats include both the new theme tickets and updated theme tickets as well.

Number of reviewers: 2 (@kafleg@acosmin)

ii) 💻 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. Theme Stats

  • 8 Block themes are currently reviewing
  • We have 280 Block Themes in the themes repository.
  • 5 Block themes live in the past 7 days.

iii) 💡HelpScout Stats

In the past 7 days,

Email Conversations 5Messages Received 5
Replies Sent 5Emails Created 0
Resolved 5Resolved on First Reply 100%

iv) ✅ Extras

  • Create Block Theme 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 now has 2000+ active installs. There are 47 active issues and 14 Pull requests in GitHub.
  • Theme Check Plugin has 7 PRs and 38 issues.
  • Theme Check Plugin updated to the new version, 20230417
    • Fixed Full Site Editing tag for block theme in The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization.
    • Added checks: Full Site Editing tag for block theme
    • Added checks: Update URI in style.css headerHeader The header of your site is typically the first thing people will experience. The masthead or header art located across the top of your page is part of the look and feel of your website. It can influence a visitor’s opinion about your content and you/ your organization’s brand. It may also look different on different screen sizes.
    • Added checks: Style Variations tag to the list of valid tags
    • Fix: PHPCSPHP Code Sniffer PHP Code Sniffer, a popular tool for analyzing code quality. The WordPress Coding Standards rely on PHPCS. for WP version lower than 8.x
    • Fix: PHPCS issues
    • Update: Composer version

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