Hosting Meeting Notes: February 13, 2019

Here’s the summary of our meetings in #hosting-community on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 0900 UTC and on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 1800 UTC. (Slack archive).

Attendees: @mikeschroder @Fahim Murshed @aaroncampbell @Ugyen @brettface @brechtryckaert @kenshino @earnjam @Andrew Jones @RonG

Personal Announcement

@mikeschroder indicated that he’s moving to Japan, so he’ll be unavailable from now until the week of the 18th of March, when he’ll be fully available again. @brechtryckaert offered to help out during @mikeschroder‘s absence. @mikeschroder also indicated that @jadonn might also be able to do part of the work and suggested connecting in the following days to work out a plan.

@mikeschroder also indicates that this will impact his hours of availability. The current chat would be at 3 am local time for him. While he’s able to shift it for an hour or two, he’s interested to hear our input on the possibility of a second meeting in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at, focussed on the APAC or APAC/EU regions. @mikeschroder also indicated willingness to lead that meeting. @aaroncampbell suggests starting a Doodle for this.

End-To-End (E2E) Testing

@mikeschroder reports he has just about got GoDaddy’s setup with the current tests running well, and it’s brought up good bugs/enhancements for the test runner. @earnjam indicated Bluehost has been set up since yesterday. @Andrew Jones indicated A2 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. should have this up by early next week.

@mikeschroder also reminds us about the porting initiative for these E2E-tests:
If you work at a host and aren’t already aware, this team has a tool that allows hosts to set up PHPUnit tests to get run against their environment, so that it’s clear when either WordPress trunk has broken some things at hosts, or hosting environments aren’t compatible with trunk:

WordPress 5.1

@mikeschroder reminds us about WordPress 5.1 which is nearing release. This version adds a notice to the dashboard indicating that they are running and outdated PHPPHP PHP (PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a general-purpose scripting language especially suited to web development. PHP code is usually processed on a web server by a PHP interpreter. On a web server, the result of the interpreted and executed PHP code would form the whole or part of an HTTP response. version if this version is < 5.6. He requests us to help test the 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..


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Next Meeting

The next meeting will be in #hosting-community on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 at 1800 UTC. Hope to see you then!

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