Coordinating Devchat

Running Weekly Meetings Running Weekly Meetings

  1. Publish an agenda (example)
  2. Script your agenda topics so you can copy/paste into devchat (example)
  3. Publish meeting summary (example)

As you’re writing agenda and summary posts, keep in mind the Post & Comment Guidelines.

Devchat @here announcement Devchat @here announcement

In order to generate the @here channel notification to start the devchat meeting in #core, you’ll need to use the /here command as @here has been disabled. If you do not have the access to use the /here command, then ask for the ability in #meta with an explanation that you’re helping coordinate devchat in #core and access should be added to your SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. account.

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Daylight Saving Time (DST) Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Since the United States is generally one of the last locations to adjust to DST worldwide, the weekly devchat time gets adjusted after the US begins and ends DST. The devchat time changes the first devchat after the DST change, unless that week is a major national holiday or WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more..

The process to adjust the devchat time change is:

  1. Publish an update alerting people to the time change (example) at least two weeks before the US DST time change
  2. After the devchat time changes
    1. Update the time on the Meetings page entry for devchat (edit here)
    2. Update the time on the Weekly Developer Chats page
    3. Update the time on the Core welcome page

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