Please suggest items for the Wednesday September 26…

Please suggest items for the Wednesday, September 26, dev chat.

Suggested reading: Countdown to 3.5 Beta 1 and Timeline for Twenty Twelve 1.0.

Updated. Agenda topics based on the comment thread:

  • #21951 – Twenty Twelve – Conditionals in one template versus more templates but less logic
  • #21101 – get_comments() – comment_approved versus status
  • #18302 – theme_uri() with child themeChild theme A Child Theme is a customized theme based upon a Parent Theme. It’s considered best practice to create a child theme if you want to modify the CSS of your theme. inheritance
  • #22002PluginPlugin 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 favorites via the plugin installer screen

An incomplete list of things that need to land before betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. 1:

  • Welcome screen v2
  • Color picker (even if it is the initial pass; we can follow up after with @mattwiebe’s changes)
  • Retina spinners (more likely people can find bugs)
  • Page on front UIUI User interface
  • Multisitemultisite Used to describe a WordPress installation with a network of multiple blogs, grouped by sites. This installation type has shared users tables, and creates separate database tables for each blog (wp_posts becomes wp_0_posts). See also network, blog, site in a subdirectory