Hosting Meeting Notes: March 27, 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: @jadonn @brechtryckaert @brettface @kamala @dhsean @earnjam @desrosj @andrewtaylor-1 @redituk @RonG @xkon

New Meeting Time – Continued Discussion

Thank you for participating in last week’s poll!

Per @mikeschroder the poll results highlighted two main times when two different sets of 10 people can attend a meeting.

The proposed new times are: Wednesdays at 1800 UTC and Monday at 1400 UTC.

Meeting notes will be used for more asynchronous communication.

Options proposed by folks attending the chat were:
1) Alternate two meeting times/dates.
2) Change the meeting time to 1600 or 1700 UTC.
3) Hold two separate weekly meetings at two separate times.
4) Keep the current meeting time.

WordPress 5.2 BetaBeta Beta is the software development phase following alpha. A Beta phase generally begins when the software is feature complete but likely to contain a number of known or unknown bugs. Software in the beta phase will generally have many more bugs in it than completed software, speed or performance issues, and may still cause crashes or data loss. The focus of beta testing is reducing impacts to users, often incorporating usability testing. Release Rescheduled for March 27th

WordPress 5.2 Highlights

WordPress 5.2 supports 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. 5.6.20+

Introducing the new Site HealthSite Health This WordPress functionality will perform a number of checks on your installation to detect common configuration errors and known issues, and also allows plugins and themes to add their own checks. module!

Hosts – Please test it out and provide any feedback in the ticket here:

https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/46573

Hosts may be interested in the ability to extend the health tool by adding tests to the Status page, or additional information to the Debug tab.

@earnjam is working on coordinating dev notes for WordPress 5.2 with more info on the Health Check tool.

Feedback

Miss this week’s meeting and want to know more about anything above? Spend some time in the comments and share your thoughts! OR….Come join us!

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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