The hostingHostingA 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. team works to improve WordPress’ end-user experience across hosting environments through industry collaboration and user education.
Continued Discussion on Auditing PHPPHPPHP (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. Extensions
• Should the HostingHostingA 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. Handbook recommend extensions beyond what coreCoreCore is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Team builds WordPress. requires? • Should Site HealthSite HealthThis 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. Check recommend extensions beyond what core requires? • Where should requirements and recommendations for core be located? • What changes would you recommend making to the current list?
Contrary to the sentiment during Wednesday’s meeting, the consensus in today’s meeting is that core should provide information on core requirements only, and not extend beyond that. Some points are:
• Providing recommendations can add more work for core developers and may complicate things.
• Plugins and themes can make recommendations for additional extensions if need be.
• Providing the list of required extensions in the handbook is sufficient.
Question: Would it be prudent to put a call out to hosts to provide a list of modules installed in their systems to help determine what extensions can and can not be used?
TracTracTrac is an open-source, web-based project management and bug tracking system. Trac integrates with major version control systems including ("out of the box") Subversion and Git. ticket #47454 was filed in relation to the PHP extensions audit. Feel free to add to the Trac ticket and continue the discussion here:
Hosts are also encouraged to participate in PHP Unit TestingUnit testUnit testing is a software testing method by which individual units of source code—sets of one or more computer program modules together with associated control data, usage procedures, and operating procedures—are tested to determine whether they are fit for use. to help assure compatibility and preemptively resolve conflicts and errors: