Summary for Helphub Meeting Februar 06

It’s been a while since the last meeting and, therefore, this meeting was more about getting back on track than updates. In general, we need to create a plan with exact goals regarding content, design and functionality defined. With this plan tasks and necessary steps will be more clear.


We don’t have updates on migrationMigration Moving the code, database and media files for a website site from one server to another. Most typically done when changing hosting companies. state. However, we should consider what content (that is not present in codex) could be useful for today’s end users. One such example is #40237Educate users about modern password best-practices.

I’d love to hear some thoughts on this (cc @atachibana).

Design Updates

Home page design is blocked by several questions. These questions should be answered as soon as possible in order to move forward with design and development for home page.

Development Updates

Sidebar navigation is in progress at the moment. We’ll follow design from other .org Handbooks but, for the time being, populating 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. will be done manually.


@tjnowell did awesome work in fixing documentation for setting up VVV. He did the same for core Handbook as well, and opened issue 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. for fixing the process in our CONTRIBUTING document. He’s a hero!


@tjnowell @mapk @clorith @kenshino @milana_cap

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