As a result of the Contributor Day on WordCamp US a team is working on a new design for the WordPress.org homepage. It should apply better to the new layout which appears in various places around WordPress.org.
Polyglots meeting on December 14
In the meeting on December 14, the team spoke about the goals for 2017. The main focus should be further on the translation of core, top 100 plugins, and the expansion of the polyglots team. Besides that, the onboarding for new contributors should be improved.
At the Contributor Day on WordCamp US the first steps were made towards a new design for the WordPress.org homepage, to bring the new design language from a few areas on WordPress.org to the homepage. You can see a first version of the redesign on CodePen.
More information about that and screenshots can be found in the post by Mark Uraine. If you want to leave feedback on the design, write a comment on his post.
There is a new Hosting make blog. Its intention is the following:
»The idea behind this community group is to create a place where individuals with hosting experience can collaborate on best practices and tools for the WordPress community’s benefit.«