22NTC Field Notes: Day 3

The final day of 22NTC was a fun grab bag! I learned and talked about WordPress and CRMs, data visualization, inclusive presentations, and ended the day listening to author Saeed Jones.

22NTC Field Notes: Day 2

Today included three really fun community conversations—the “hallway track” of this online conference—and then a lot of sessions about including stakeholders in technology projects, usability testing, and the combination of the two!

Standardized Design Tokens and CSS for a consistent, customizable, and interoperable WordPress future

This is a proposal to use CSS utility classes for common layout needs and access to site-specific design tokens set in theme.json so that core, theme, and plugins have access to a standardized CSS toolkit. The result is a WordPress landscape where core is easier to extend and themes and plugins are more interoperable.

WordPress 5.0 is Not Ready

WordPress 5.0 contains a massive change to content editing. Without working through a systematic review of what’s been built, I don’t know how anyone can be sure that it is ready for release. The project needs more time and public validation that it’s ready.