Summary for Helphub Meeting 31 May


@normalize @justingreerbbi @carlalberto @geoffreyshilling @sarassassin @atachibana @hardeepasrani

MigrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies. Status

@normalize & @atachibana reported that they are working on the migration.

Development Status

@carlalberto will continue on to style the frontpage using default functionality such as default widgets while @justingreerbbi works on his custom code.

@justingreerbbi is 90% done with the search functionality and will have something to report in the next meetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area.

Subscribing to Helphub Updates

A suggestion was made to include a widgetWidget A WordPress Widget is a small block that performs a specific function. You can add these widgets in sidebars also known as widget-ready areas on your web page. WordPress widgets were originally created to provide a simple and easy-to-use way of giving design and structure control of the WordPress theme to the user. to subscribe to blog posts updates on the Make / Docs site so that everyone can be updated on Helphub and related posts.

WordPress Versions Articles

There is a shared belief that articles should not be replicated on DevHub and Helphub. However, the changelog feels more developer specific and the release notes are more Helphub territory.

For now there is an inclination by the Helphub team to build a custom post typeCustom Post Type WordPress can hold and display many different types of content. A single item of such a content is generally called a post, although post is also a specific post type. Custom Post Types gives your site the ability to have templated posts, to simplify the concept. to work the WordPress version articles and it’s sub-articles. The Helphub team will make a consensus in the next meeting and likely involve the CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. and/or DevHub team to make a unified decision.

Read the meeting transcript in the Slack archives. (A Slack account is required)