Hosting Meeting Notes: May 27, 2019

Here’s the summary of our meeting in #hosting-community on Monday May 27, 2019 at 1400 UTC (Slack archive).

Here is the agenda for the meeting.

Attendees: @mikeschroder @mazeheld @amykamala @Pandjarov @asa

Housekeeping – Meeting Time Check-In

Please share feedback and ideas on the new meeting times here:

WordPress 5.2

DreamHost noted a conflict with cron events and memcached (possibly other object caches) where cron jobs get stuck in cache and do not execute with WordPress 5.1 and up. Folks present didn’t know of an existing tracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. ticket.

Open Discussion

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 Security Checks

@Pandjarov proposed the idea of doing a thorough review of the existing plugin repo to identify security holes and other security concerns, on an ongoing basis. Potentially establishing checks to scan for potential security risks in code as commits are made. The idea of a security check/scanner integrated into WordPress CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. was also brought up. More discussion pending.


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 Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 1700 UTC. Hope to see you then!