Hosting Meeting Notes: August 1st, 2018

Here’s the summary of our meeting #hosting-community on Wednesday, August 1st, 2018 at 1700 UTC (Slack archive).

@danielbachhuber @andrewtaylor-1 @pbiron @pdclark @dhsean @jadonn @mikeschroder @mazeheld


WordPress HostingHosting A web hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service that allows individuals and organizations to make their website accessible via the World Wide Web. Best Practices Documentation

  • No new developments due to ongoing focus on Gutenberg and Try Gutenberg.


  • @andrewtaylor-1 reported that a new filterFilter Filters are one of the two types of Hooks They provide a way for functions to modify data of other functions. They are the counterpart to Actions. Unlike Actions, filters are meant to work in an isolated manner, and should never have side effects such as affecting global variables and output. try_gutenberg_learn_more_link has been added to filter the “Learn More” link.
  • Hosts can also use the try_gutenberg_panel action to append/prepend items to the Try Gutenberg panel or to remove the panel entirely
  • @jadonn asked for additional feedback about publishing or distributing the Try Gutenberg Hosting Support Best Practices
    • The team felt the document should continue to live in its current form as a shared Google Document
  • Hosts are busy finishing up preparations for the launch of Try Gutenberg 


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, August 8th, 2018, 1700 UTC. Hope to see you then!

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