Multisite Office Hours Recap (May 17, 2016)

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 office hours are held every Tuesday at 16:00 UTC in #core-multisite. The next will be Tuesday 16:00 UTC. A more casual bugbug A bug is an error or unexpected result. Performance improvements, code optimization, and are considered enhancements, not defects. After feature freeze, only bugs are dealt with, with regressions (adverse changes from the previous version) being the highest priority. scrub is on Thursday 20:00 UTC.

The weekly agenda for the 4.6 cycle is to (a) address blockers and share status on bigger initiatives, then (b) walk through a few multisite focused tickets on TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress..

Today’s chat log

Attendees: @iamfriendly, @flixos90, @nerrad, @ericlewis, @ocean90, @jeremyfelt

Tickets Covered

  • #35791, WP_Site_Query() is still in progress. Most (all?) of what’s left is assigned to @jeremyfelt. @iamfriendly is going to try things out in their staging environmentStaging Environment A staging environment is a non-production copy of your site. This is a private place to build the site -- design, copy, and code -- until your client approves it for production or live. Sometimes used in addition to, or as a Development Environment.. @ocean90 may put portions on More testing is always welcome. Hoping to have the first patches for this in within a day or two.
  • #34941, which wraps the multisite bootstrap process into ms_load_current_site_and_network is also getting closer. @ocean90 tested it on and nothing exploded, so the ticketticket Created for both bug reports and feature development on the bug tracker. is okay to move forward.
  • #17904, managing user login character restrictions in single and multisite, has an updated patchpatch A special text file that describes changes to code, by identifying the files and lines which are added, removed, and altered. It may also be referred to as a diff. A patch can be applied to a codebase for testing. and tests and needs feedback. @ericlewis has been working on moving that along. @jeremyfelt left feedback. Other eyes always welcome.

It was quiet. See you next week!

#4-6, #multisite, #networks-sites