Dev Chat Agenda, February 11, 2015

Here’s the agenda for Wednesday’s Dev Chat in the #core channel on Slack.

Time/Date: February 11 2015 21:00 UTC:

  1. Housekeeping – Schedule updates, merge window status, maintenance release – @drewapicture
  2. Term Splitting@boonebgorges
  3. Feature Updates:
    1. CustomizerCustomizer Tool built into WordPress core that hooks into most modern themes. You can use it to preview and modify many of your site’s appearance settings. Theme Switcher – @celloexpressions/@markjaquith
    2. Press This revamp – @michael-arestad
    3. Shiny Updates – @pento
    4. Emoji support – @pento
    5. Customizer Transactions – @westonruter
  4. Component Updates
    1. AccessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (
    2. 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@jeremyfelt
  5. Open Floor – If you have something you’d like to discuss, leave a note in the comments

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