Hosting Meeting Notes: May 16th, 2018

Here’s the summary of our meeting #hosting-community on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 1700 UTC (Slack archive).

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  • WordPress 4.9.6 Release CandidateRelease Candidate A beta version of software with the potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge. 2 is out
    • WordPress 4.9.6 is scheduled for releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. Thursday, May 17th, 2018.
  • The next Hosting Documentation Collaboration day is scheduled for Friday, May 18th, 2018 at 1700 UTC.

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.

Hosting Best Practices Documentation


Miss this week’s meeting and want to discuss the initiatives above? Spend some time in the comments and share your thoughts!

Next Meeting

The next meeting will be in #hosting-community on Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018, 1700 UTC. Hope to see you then!