Devhub Update 23rd September

Thanks to everyone who attended the meeting today! Here’s what we discussed:


  • before the content is parsed again we need a hook to allow long descriptions to be stored in metaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. instead of post_content. @drewapicture has submitted a pull request

Code Reference

  • examples have been turned into User Contributed Notes. @coffee2code will make them live to the world at large
  • work on voting is still in progress
  • rather than using shortcodes for quick reference, we’ll implement auto-linking to do it automatically.
  • @coffee2code will redirect /themes/ and /plugins/ on devhub to /theme/ and /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 Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party/

After some meta tracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. tickets about changes to inline docs, we discussed how to approach suggestions for changes to the code reference. This presents a challenge because while the page appears to be a whole on the front page, it actually comprises a number of different elements:

  • parsed content
  • curated content
  • user contributed content

@DrewAPicture is going to open a ticket and create some mockups for a front-end to deal with this type of feedback.


  • @sams continues to work on handbook migrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies.
  • @DrewAPicture create a patch for ticket #1. Yay Drew! @coffee2code to implement


We now have different, clear types of activity that contributors can carry out across The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. I’ve opened a ticket to somehow have this activity integrated with

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