Performance Chat Agenda: 18 June 2024

Here is the agenda for this week’s performance team meeting scheduled for June 18, 2024 at 15:00 UTC.

  • Announcements
    • Welcome to our new members of #core-performance
    • Early WordPress 6.6 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. 2 performance results [GitHub issue]
    • 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. Europe highlights post [link]
    • Thanks to all who joined Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. at WordCamp Europe! [accomplishments]
  • Priority items
    • WordPress performance TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. tickets
      • Current release (6.6)
      • Future release
    • Performance Lab pluginPlugin 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party (and other performance plugins) including:
      • Auto-Sizes for Lazy-Loaded Images
      • Embed Optimizer
      • Fetchpriority
      • Image Placeholders
      • Modern Image Formats
      • Optimization Detective
      • Performant Translations
      • Speculative Loading
    • Active priority projects
  • Open floor

If you have any topics you’d like to add to this agenda, please add them in the comments below.


This meeting happens in the #core-performance channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Make WordPress Slack.

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Performance Chat Agenda: 11 June 2024

Here is the agenda for this week’s performance team meeting scheduled for June 11, 2024 at 15:00 UTC.

  • Announcements
    • Welcome to our new members of #core-performance
    • 3.1.0 launched on June 6 to include new performance pluginPlugin 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party assets
    • Early WordPress 6.6 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 performance results [GitHub issue]
    • Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/. at 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. Europe, Turin, Italy on Thursday June 13
  • Priority items
    • WordPress performance TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. tickets
      • Current release (6.6)
      • Future release
    • Performance Lab plugin (and other performance plugins) including:
      • Auto-Sizes for Lazy-Loaded Images
      • Embed Optimizer
      • Fetchpriority
      • Image Placeholders
      • Modern Image Formats
      • Optimization Detective
      • Performant Translations
      • Speculative Loading
    • Active priority projects
  • Open floor

If you have any topics you’d like to add to this agenda, please add them in the comments below.


This meeting happens in the #core-performance channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Make WordPress Slack.

#agenda, #meeting, #performance, #performance-chat

Developer Blog editorial meeting summary, 6 June, 2024

Summary of the WordPress Developer Blogblog (versus network, site) meeting, which took place in the  #core-dev-blog channel on the Make WordPress 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/.. Start of the meeting in Slack.

Attendees: @greenshady, @ndiego, @webcommsat, @psykro, @colorful-tones, @milana_cap, @mobarak, @magdalenapaciorek, @juanmaguitar, @bph (as facilitator). @ironnysh and @bcworkz (async)

Last meeting notes: Developer Blog editorial meeting summary, May 2, 2024

Updates on the site

The site has passed the first 1,000 subscribers :rocket: Don’t want to miss the next blog post? Subscribe. And please share the links with your networknetwork (versus site, blog) as well. @webcommsat volunteered to submit an amplification request to the WordPress marketing team to celebrate the milestone with the community.

Newly published post since the last meeting: 

Since the last meeting, we published four articles.

Huge Thank you to the writer and reviewers! 

Project Status

The project board for Developer Blog content is on GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/.

In review

In Progress:

Post on the To-do-list, assigned to writers.

Topics, approved, in need of a writer

If you are interested in taking on a topic from this list or know someone who would be a good person to write about them, comment on the Issue or pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” @bph in slack either in the #core-dev-blog channel or in a DM.

New Topics approved

Topic not approved:

The WordPress Developer Survey – A regular survey could give “the whole project a lot of useful data” There were concerns about logistical challenges and needs further discussion with coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., the marketing team in its new media focus, and with Learn WP. The next step as identified as “to define the purpose of the survey, and what questions would be included/not included.” The discussion continues on GitHub

Open Floor

@webcommsat Inquired about topics schedule around the WordPress 6.6 release. There are a few posts already on the list or were just approved. As almost all topics are assigned to writers. Contributor’s bandwidth will determine the publishing timeline.

@colorful-tones requested input and possible resources on using Playground for his upcoming post on the developer Blog: a Good starting point is the Blueprint Gallery and an example from @greenshady on GitHub.

@colorful-tones has slightly changed the topic of his post he has been working on. It was originally thought to be an Interactivity APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. tutorial, but as you can read in the issue he went a different route. It was concluded that “it’s still a valuable post for the Dev Blog”, “the new focus is still really useful” and “the underlying method doesn’t need to be the same as the originally proposed method”

Next meeting: July 4, 2024, at 13:00 UTC in the #core-dev-blog channel

Props to @greenshady for review of the post.

#meeting, #meta, #summary

Performance Chat Agenda: 4 June 2024

Here is the agenda for this week’s performance team meeting scheduled for June 4, 2024 at 15:00 UTC.

  • Announcements
    • Welcome to our new members of #core-performance
    • WordPress 6.6 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 is today
    • Performance lab 3.2.0 release scheduled for June 6
  • Priority items
    • WordPress performance TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. tickets
      • Current release (6.6)
      • Future release
    • Performance Lab pluginPlugin 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party (and other performance plugins) including:
      • Auto-Sizes for Lazy-Loaded Images
      • Embed Optimizer
      • Fetchpriority
      • Image Placeholders
      • Modern Image Formats
      • Optimization Detective
      • Performant Translations
      • Speculative Loading
    • Active priority projects
  • Open floor

If you have any topics you’d like to add to this agenda, please add them in the comments below.


This meeting happens in the #core-performance channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Make WordPress Slack.

#agenda, #meeting, #performance, #performance-chat

Performance Chat Agenda: 21 May 2024

Here is the agenda for this week’s performance team meeting scheduled for May 21, 2024 at 15:00 UTC.

  • Announcements
    • Welcome to our new members of #core-performance
    • Performance lab 3.1.0 released yesterday
    • Request for feedback on ideas to improve the Performance Team site. See this issue for discussion
    • Confirmation of the 3.2.0 release date moving to June 3 due to 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. Europe travel
  • Priority items
    • WordPress performance TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. tickets
      • Current release (6.6)
      • Future release
    • Performance Lab pluginPlugin 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party (and other performance plugins) including:
      • Auto-Sizes for Lazy-Loaded Images
      • Embed Optimizer
      • Fetchpriority
      • Image Placeholders
      • Modern Image Formats
      • Optimization Detective
      • Performant Translations
      • Speculative Loading
    • Active priority projects
      • Improve template loading
      • INP research opportunities
      • Improving the calculation of image size attributes
      • Optimized autoloaded options
  • Open floor
    • Frequency of a Performance Lab plugin focused 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

If you have any topics you’d like to add to this agenda, please add them in the comments below.


This meeting happens in the #core-performance channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Make WordPress Slack.

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Performance Chat Agenda: 14 May 2024

Here is the agenda for this week’s performance team meeting scheduled for May 14, 2024 at 15:00 UTC.

  • Announcements
    • Welcome to our new members of #core-performance
    • Performance lab 3.1.0 release scheduled for May 20
  • Priority items
    • WordPress performance TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. tickets
      • Current release (6.6)
      • Future release
    • Performance Lab pluginPlugin 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party (and other performance plugins)
    • Active priority projects
      • Improve template loading
      • INP research opportunities
      • Improving the calculation of image size attributes
      • Optimized autoloaded options
  • Open floor

If you have any topics you’d like to add to this agenda, please add them in the comments below.


This meeting happens in the #core-performance channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Make WordPress Slack.

#agenda, #meeting, #performance, #performance-chat

Performance Chat Agenda: 7 May 2024

Here is the agenda for this week’s performance team meeting scheduled for May 7, 2024 at 15:00 UTC.

  • Announcements
  • Priority items
    • WordPress performance TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. tickets
      • Current release (6.6)
      • Future release
    • Performance Lab pluginPlugin 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party (and other performance plugins)
    • Active priority projects
      • Improve template loading
      • INP research opportunities
      • Improving the calculation of image size attributes
      • Optimized autoloaded options
  • Open floor

If you have any topics you’d like to add to this agenda, please add them in the comments below.


This meeting happens in the #core-performance channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Make WordPress Slack.

#agenda, #meeting, #performance, #performance-chat

Developer Blog editorial meeting summary, May 2, 2024

Summary of the WordPress Developer Blogblog (versus network, site) meeting, which took place in the  #core-dev-blog channel on the Make WordPress 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/.. Start of the meeting in Slack.

Attendees: @greenshady, @ironnysh, @ndiego, @milana_cap @bph (as facilitator). @bcworkz and @webcommsat (async)

Last meeting notes: Developer Blog editorial meeting summary, April 4, 2024

Updates on the site

Congrats to our new contributors to get their Documentation Contributor badges: @jsnajdr @beafialho @magdalenapaciorek @ironnysh @jonsurrell @luisherranz @cbravobernal and @flexseth

Newly published post since the last meeting: 

Since the last meeting, we published articles by new writers and received support from more reviewers. (see above)

Huge Thank you to the writer and reviewers! 

Project Status

The project board for Developer Blog content is on GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/.

In Progress:

Post on the To-do-list, assigned to writers.

Topics, approved in in need of a writer

If you are interested in taking on a topic from this list or know someone who would be a good person to write about them, comment on the Issue or pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” @bph in slack either in the #core-dev-blog channel or in a DM.

Topics closed

  • Learnings from two Site Migrations After consulting Jasmine, it was clear that her idea wasn’t suitable for the developer blog. I offered to assist her to publish some place else.

New Topics approved

Topics not approved:

There were no clear approval signals, and it seems the topics still need to narrow down the proposal to clear problem statements and suggested solutions. The discussions continue.

Open Floor

Next meeting: Jun 6, 2024, at 13:00 UTC in the #core-dev-blog channel

Props to @greenshady for review of the post.

#meeting, #meta, #summary

Performance Chat Agenda: 30 April 2024

Here is the agenda for this week’s performance team meeting scheduled for Apr 30, 2024 at 15:00 UTC.

  • Announcements
  • Priority items
    • WordPress performance TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. tickets
      • Current release (6.6)
      • Future release
    • Performance Lab pluginPlugin 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party (and other performance plugins)
    • Active priority projects
      • Improve template loading
      • INP research opportunities
      • Improving the calculation of image size attributes
      • Optimized autoloaded options
  • Open floor

If you have any topics you’d like to add to this agenda, please add them in the comments below.


This meeting happens in the #core-performance channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Make WordPress Slack.

#agenda, #meeting, #performance, #performance-chat

Performance Chat Agenda: 23 April 2024

Here is the agenda for this week’s performance team meeting scheduled for Apr 23, 2024 at 15:00 UTC.

  • Announcements
  • Priority items
    • WordPress performance TracTrac An open source project by Edgewall Software that serves as a bug tracker and project management tool for WordPress. tickets
      • Current release (6.6)
      • Future release
    • Performance Lab pluginPlugin 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party (and other performance plugins)
      • Final decision regarding streamlining PL plugin and other standalone plugins #1061
    • Active priority projects
      • Improve template loading
      • INP research opportunities
      • Improving the calculation of image size attributes
      • Optimized autoloaded options
  • Open floor

If you have any topics you’d like to add to this agenda, please add them in the comments below.


This meeting happens in the #core-performance channel. To join the meeting, you’ll need an account on the Make WordPress Slack.

#agenda, #meeting, #performance, #performance-chat