Summary for Helphub Meeting October 17

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

Recent updates:

  • Managing Plugins
  • Dashboard Screen, and Customizing Your SidebarSidebar A sidebar in WordPress is referred to a widget-ready area used by WordPress themes to display information that is not a part of the main content. It is not always a vertical column on the side. It can be a horizontal rectangle below or above the content area, footer, header, or any where in the theme.
  • Before You Install, Image Size and Quality
  • Updated How to install WordPress

GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. documents – recently, updated by V1.0.4 screen and function.

Design Updates

Design for home page will be worked on once we have finished content for it.

Development Updates

Bug scrubs have little to no point at this moment and are on pause for the time being. Blog posts updates will be continued with though. Latest master will be deployedDeploy Launching code from a local development environment to the production web server, so that it's available to visitors. to staging.


Started discussion about setting up VVV instance for contributing to HelpHub with code on 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 There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus.


@atachibana @picturecities @davidmlentz @mapk @kenshino @hardeepasrani @audrasjb @khoipro @milana_cap

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