Themes team update October 17, 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
  • 62 tickets are assigned.
    • 3 ticket is older than 4 weeks
    • 10 ticket is older than 2 weeks
    • 32 tickets are older than 1 week
    • 55 tickets are older than 3 days
  • 0 is approved but is waiting to be made live.

In the past 7 days,

  • 729 tickets were opened
  • 717 tickets were closed
    • 711 tickets were made live.
      • 14 new Themes were made live.
      • 697 Theme updates were made live.
      • 0 more were approved but are waiting to be made live.
    • 6 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: 4 (@acosmin@kafleg@fahimmurshed@vowelweb)

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

  • 19 Block themes are currently being reviewed
  • 2 Block themes live

iii) 💡HelpScout Stats

In the past 7 days,

Email Conversations 3Messages Received 6
Replies Sent 3Emails Created 0
Resolved 2Resolved on First Reply 50%

iv) 📝Extras

  • The 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 6000+ active installs. There are 73 active issues and 8 Pull requests in GitHub.
  • Theme Check Plugin has 9 PRs and 38 issues.
  • Twenty Twenty-Four theme is currently under development. You can find it on GitHub.
  • @greenshady is working on the Theme handbook.