Summary for Helphub Meeting 7 June 2016


@atachibana @greensteph @sarassassin @nlarnold1 @justingreerbbi @geoffreyshilling @juhise attended

Design Updates

@greensteph will be working on the WordPress Version CPT Archive page wireframe

Development Updates

@carlalberto has worked on a first pass on the custom posts listing widgets for the frontpage. @Kenshino has reviewed the pull request and will be asking for some additional work to be done before merging the PR.

@justingreerbbi will continue to work on the search function and finish it off

@nlarnold1 and @justingreerbbi has gracious offered to work on the voting functionality

@kenshino will be chatting up to find out who wrote the functionality for the handbook table of contents and see if that can be used for Helphub’s purposes.

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

@atachibana will migrate the WordPress Version articles once @Kenshino finishes setting up the 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. for it

A question was raised today – if migrating all articles was preferable to migrating and then editing the specific article. The general belief is that while the full migration of articles is a step that needs completion before deployment to 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. becomes possible, the migrators should adopt a working style that they prefer.

The migration effort continues.

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WordPress Version Articles

A general consensus was reached that the WordPress version articles should remain with Helphub. A custom post type will be created to house all details of each version article. @greenstep has been tasked to draw out the wireframes on how the archives will look like.

@Kenshino will relay that recommendation back to the CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team and see if there are any objections.

@atachibana will migrate the articles after.

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