Servehappy: Roadmap Update and Priorities

At WordCamp Europe 2018, representatives from different teams got together to discuss the state of the Servehappy project, reevaluate its roadmap and priorities. Meeting Context While this blog typically contains updates from the core PHP team, it is important to highlight that the Servehappy project is an interdisciplinary effort that has involved several other teams […]

Feature Project: Servehappy

The servehappy project is an initiative that seeks to educate WordPress site owners about the value of having the latest version of PHP powering their WordPress site. This supports the overall goal of increasing the percentage of WordPress installs running modern PHP versions. Background One of the core tenets of WordPress is backwards compatibility. Support […]

Servehappy Roadmap

The group of people in the #core-php channel has been discussing and planning a project codenamed “servehappy” for some time now. We are at the point where we think that our plan has matured enough to present it to a bigger WordPress audience, in the hopes that we can get buy-in from more people to […]

Dev Chat Summary: October 3rd (5.0 Week 1)

This post summarizes the dev chat meeting from October 3rd (agenda, Slack archive). 5.0 planning See @matt‘s post on plan for 5.0 and leads across the critical focuses involved in the release See also @youknowriad‘s post on the technical overview of Gutenberg integration for specifics on how 5.0 could progress See also @pento‘s post on […]

Dev Chat Summary: September 12, 2018 (4.9.9 week 5)

This post summarizes the weekly dev chat meeting held . Agenda | Slack archive 4.9.9 Planning We have a Road Map and she is gorgeous. Thank you @antpb and @schlessera for putting it together. Here’s a summary: Suggested Timeline We will reassess these dates after the three-week mark: Beta : Monday October 22, 2018 Release Candidate : Monday […]

WordPress 4.9.9 Minor Release Roadmap

Release Schedule (Tentative) : Beta : Monday October 22, 2018 Release Candidate : Monday October 29, 2018 Release Date : Monday November 5, 2018 Bug Scrubs: We will be running bug scrubs across the planet for this release. We will do our best to provide coverage for every time zone, but you can expect to see […]

Dev Chat Summary: September 05, 2018 (4.9.9 week 4)

This post summarizes the weekly dev chat meeting held , including topic updates from the lively August 29 dev chat. Agenda | Slack Archive 4.9.9 Updates & Planning Release Leads After a lively discussion about the ideology of the leadership structure for minor releases during the August 29 dev chat, and following through on our effort […]

PHP Meeting Recap – August 20th

This recap is a summary of our previous PHP meeting. It highlights the ideas and decisions which came up during that meeting, both as a means of documenting and to provide a quick overview for those who were unable to attend. You can find this meeting’s chat log here. Chat Summary We continued reviewing the content of […]

PHP Meeting Recap – July 23th

This recap is a summary of our previous PHP meeting. It highlights the ideas and decisions which came up during that meeting, both as a means of documenting and to provide a quick overview for those who were unable to attend. You can find this meeting’s chat log here. Chat Summary Update PHP Page We first discussed […]

Dev Chat Summary: July 18, 2018 (4.9.8 Week 2)

This post summarizes the weekly devchat meeting held Wednesday, July 18, 2018 (agenda | Slack archive). I updated the date! 4.9.8 Update The freshest of news from release leads @pbiron and @joshuawold, and deputies @sergeybiryukov and @psykro: 4.9.8 Beta 1 4.9.8 Beta 1 was released Tuesday, July 17, 2018. It’s open for testing, so hop […]