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Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Feb 25, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 39th weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg.  Please weigh in on the tickets below — your voice and feedback are welcome!  Issues / Discussions & PRs: FSE: Noto Serif Font Missing in… Continue Reading →

Meeting Notes | Matt, Josepha, and Theme Team - Make WordPress Themes

Attendees: Ari Stathopoulos, Carolina Nymark, Chloé Bringmann, Josepha Haden, Kelly Choyce-Dwan, Matt Mullenweg, Sandilya Kafle, William Patton Purpose: This meeting was called in response to a recent post on WP Tavern: Upsells, Barriers, and the End/Beginning of the Quality of… Continue Reading →

Did You Know About Reusable Blocks? - WordPress.org News

Created by Joen Asmussen, @joen The WordPress block editor (a.k.a. Gutenberg) comes with a feature called “reusable blocks.” They are blocks, saved for later, edited in one place. Have you ever wanted to: Re-use the same snippet of text across… Continue Reading →

Design team Show & Tell 24 February 2021 - Make WordPress Design

As is the last Wednesday of the month, we will have a Show & Tell. This is a Zoom meeting where contributors have the opportunity to share their work and ask for feedback from the design team or simply show… Continue Reading →

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 16.8 - Make WordPress Mobile

WordPress for iOS version 16.8 beta is available for testing on TestFlight. You can sign up for our TestFlight program and join as a beta tester by opening that link on your iPhone or iPad. Release Notes IOS 14 WIDGETS This Week Widgets to display This… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Feb 15, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 38th weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg.  Please weigh in on the tickets below — your voice and feedback are welcome!  Issues / Discussions & PRs: FSE: Experimental-theme.json: Move pageTemplates to settings… Continue Reading →

Reflecting on Gutenberg’s 100th Release - WordPress.org News

1.0 to 10.0 Gutenberg 10.0 released this week, February 17, 2021, marking the 100th release of the Gutenberg plugin; the 100th release of a journey that started more than four years ago when Matt announced the project at WordCamp US… Continue Reading →

Support ticket triage session - Support Everything WordPress

We all love Support Forums – It’s where we learn and help at the same time. In order to make this a better place, we constantly come up with new enhancements, requested via tickets. Some of these need a push… Continue Reading →

WordPress PHP/Development: The Ultimate Guide - iThemes

Despite what it may seem like WordPress doesn’t run on fairy dust, no — instead your WordPress website is powered by a server-side programming language called PHP and MySQL databases.  In this guide I’ll be showing you what PHP in… Continue Reading →

Block Themes Meeting Notes — Feb 17, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Channel: #themereview Facilitated by @kjellr Gutenberg + Themes Updates 10.0.0 was just releasedIf you’ve defined pageTemplates in your theme.json, you’ll want to rename those to customTemplates as noted in this PR. Gutenberg will now enqueue the comments reply script automatically when the comments block is used. The Query block… Continue Reading →

Design team meeting 17 February 2021 - Make WordPress Design

The Weekly Chat for Make WordPress Global Design will take place on Wednesday, February 17, 2021,1800 UTC in the #design channel of the WordPress Slack. You can join the Slack channel by following the instructions in our handbook. Here are the suggested topics: Core Highlights Making WordPress releases easierTentative… Continue Reading →

Block-based Themes Meeting Agenda: Feb 17, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Below is the agenda for this week’s Block-based Themes meeting. Time: Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 10:00 AM ESTChannel: #themereview Agenda Block-based theme updates in GutenbergTT1 Blocks updateContinued discussion: Bridging the gap between existing themes and block-based themesOpen Floor / Q&A Please comment if you… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Feb 8, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 38th weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg.  Please weigh in on the tickets below — your voice and feedback are welcome!  Issues / Discussions & PRs: FSE: Hide page title 28564Themes: Navigation… Continue Reading →

WordPress Debugging: The Essential Guide - iThemes

Regardless of what level of WordPress developer you are, there is one problem you’ll constantly face: bugs. Even the most seasoned developers cannot consistently code in a manner that doesn’t produce bugs. As a matter of fact, debugging WordPress actually… Continue Reading →

Design team meeting notes Feb. 10 2021 - Make WordPress Design

These are the weekly notes for the design meeting that happens on Wednesdays. You can read the full transcript on our Slack channel and find the meeting’s agenda here. You can join the Slack channel by following the instructions in… Continue Reading →

Design team meeting 10 February 2021 - Make WordPress Design

The Weekly Chat for Make WordPress Global Design will take place on Wednesday, February 10, 2021,1800 UTC in the #design channel of the WordPress Slack. You can join the Slack channel by following the instructions in our handbook. Here are the suggested topics: Updates WP NotifyDiscussion Icons in Figma:… Continue Reading →

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 16.7 - Make WordPress Mobile

WordPress for iOS version 16.7 beta is available for testing on TestFlight. You can sign up for our TestFlight program and join as a beta tester by opening that link on your iPhone or iPad. Release Notes Site Creation Adds the option to choose between mobile,… Continue Reading →

Support ticket triages - Support Everything WordPress

With the meta team trying out focus periods for various components this year, it is nearing time for the Support Forums to get their time in the spotlight. This means we will be putting aside some time to triage tickets,… Continue Reading →

Themes Team Meeting Agenda for February 09, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

The themes team conducts a meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Along with the fixed agendas, we have an open floor at the end where you can ask or share anything related to themes. We encourage all members and anyone… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Feb 1, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 37th weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg.  Please weigh in on the tickets below — your voice and feedback are welcome!  Issues / Discussions & PRs: FSE Blocks: Enabling FSE blocks in… Continue Reading →

So You Want to Become a Web Designer in 2021 - iThemes

The pandemic has been challenging for all of us. People have been furloughed, ended careers, or shuttered their own businesses. This has caused many to start looking at new careers to start. Whether you fit into one of those situations… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 9.9: New JSON structure for theme.json files - Make WordPress Themes

Gutenberg 9.9 changes the structure of theme.json files for experimental Full Site Editing (FSE) themes. The changes made are a first step to allowing theme metadata and more granular control for FSE in the future. More details on that process… Continue Reading →

Block-based Meeting Notes – February 3 - Make WordPress Themes

First, thank you all for your active participation in this meeting. The meeting was held based on this meeting agenda. Channel: #themereviewFacilitated by @kjellr Notes Taken: @ashiquzzaman Block-based Theme Updates in Gutenberg Gutenberg 9.9 is coming out on Friday! This includes… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Jan 25, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 36th weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg. Sorry it’s late! Please weigh in on the tickets below — your voice and feedback are welcome!  Issues / Discussions: Blocks: Refactor Gallery Block as… Continue Reading →

Review/Feedback Request: UX for learn.wordpress.org - Make WordPress Design

What is it? Learn WordPress is a collection of online resources for educating both new and veteran WordPress users. It’s primarily composed of lesson plans and video workshops, where lesson plans are geared toward workshop facilitators or educators teaching others… Continue Reading →

Design Team Meeting Agenda for 3 February 2021 - Make WordPress Design

The Weekly Chat for Make WordPress Global Design will take place on Wednesday, February 3, 2021,1800 UTC in the #design channel of the WordPress Slack. You can join the Slack channel by following the instructions in our handbook. Here are the suggested topics: Core blog highlights Full Site Editing… Continue Reading →

Block-based Themes Meeting Agenda: Feb 3, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Below is the agenda for this week’s Block-based Themes meeting. Time: Wednesday, Feb 3, 2021, 15:00 UTCChannel: #themereview Agenda Block-based theme updates in GutenbergTT1 Blocks updateDiscussion: Migrating to block-based themesOpen Floor / Q&A Please comment if you have any additional topics you’d like to… Continue Reading →

Call for Testing: WordPress for iOS 16.6 - Make WordPress Mobile

WordPress for iOS version 16.6 beta is available for testing on TestFlight. You can sign up for our TestFlight program and join as a beta tester by opening that link on your iPhone or iPad. Release Notes MY SITE Activity Log: adds support for Date Range… Continue Reading →

Show and Tell January 27, 2021 - Make WordPress Design

This year, we will continue with our Show and Tell on the last Wednesday of the month. This is a Zoom meeting where contributors have the opportunity to share their work and ask for feedback from the design team or… Continue Reading →

Call for maintainers: Theme Unit Test - Make WordPress Themes

The Theme Unit Test is a widely known XML file with test content for WordPress websites. Theme authors and reviewers use this file to test various content types, including blocks, classic content, sound, video, images, comments, and menus. As my… Continue Reading →

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