Hosting Meeting Notes: May 22, 2019

Here’s the summary of our meeting in #hosting-community on Wednesday 22, 2019 at 1700 UTC (Slack archive).

Here is the agenda for the meeting.

Attendees: @jadonn @fahimmurshed @abdullahramzan @sirjonathan @jnash @earnjam


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We discussed @mikeschroder’s team blog post about the meeting times change. If you have any thoughts or feedback about the alternating meeting times, the best way to share it is leaving a comment on that post.

WordPress 5.2

Meeting attendees did not have any noteworthy news to report about WordPress 5.2.

Overall, the Site Health check has spurred some support contacts, but overall there have not been any major problems reported.

PHPPHP PHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. Upgrade Workshop

The team briefly discussed WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. Haneda’s PHP Upgrade Workshop mentioned at the previous meeting. Team members seemed to think the work could be helpful. There was interest in seeing any documentation or resources that were being developed to support this work.


@sirjonathan shared information about HostCamp. HostCamp is a invitation-only “unconference” for people in the WordPress community to come together to discuss advanced hosting infrastructure and technology. Check out @sirjonathan‘s posts in Slack about HostCamp for more information from the meeting

Bulk Upgrades Improvements

@jip asked the hosting community for feedback about changes to the pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party upgrade process that @jip has submitted in Trac ticket 34676. If you have time, please review the ticket and leave a comment with any feedback about the changes proposed.


If you missed this week’s meeting and have questions or feedback, leave a comment on this post and share your thoughts! OR….Come join for the next meeting!

Next Meeting

The next meeting will be in #hosting-community on Monday, May 27, 2019 at 1400 UTC. Hope to see you then!