Hosting Meeting Notes: Wednesday February 5, 2020

This is the summary of both meetings in #hosting-community on Slack on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at 0900 UTC and Wednesday, February 5, 2020, at 1800 UTC

Here is the Slack archive for this week’s meetings.

The 0900 meeting was led by @mikeschroder and the 1800 meeting was led by @amykamala!

@crixu peer reviewed these notes before publishing, which is much appreciated!

Attendees: @crixu @xkon @passoniate @clorith @danfoster @gtaniguchi @IvanP @abramoca  @javiercasares @hristo-sg @mikeschroder @amykamala

WordPress Highlights

Global Community Sponsors 2020

WordPress Global Community Sponsors for 2020 have been announced! Thank you to the following hosts for your sponsorship of WordPress and all it’s moving parts:

Bluehost, GoDaddy, GreenGeeks, Liquid Web !!!

Thank you to Jetpack and WooCommerce as well for your global sponsorship! More details on this years sponsors can be found here while more detailed information on Global Community Sponsorship is available here.

@hristo-sg mentioned that the Global Community Sponsors for 2020 have been forwarded to their events and sponsorship team for consideration!

Community Happenings

Design Team Call for Involvement

The design team has put out a call for feedback on Gutenberg and asked for help with creating designs. Jump in if you feel inspired!

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. Phoenix

WordCamp Phoenix is this weekend on the 7th and 8th! Lots of folks were out today in the 1800 meeting while traveling to WCPHX! There’s going to be a contributor dayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus., but not a 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. table this year. Last year brought in over 600 attendees and this year is expected to be just as amazing!

WordCamp Asia

WordCamp Asia is in the end of February! There is going to be a ‘Get Involved’ table at Contributor day. More info found here.

@mikeschroder stated that he’s going to be helping lead contributor day with the hosting team and is looking forward to working with everyone!

Hosting Team Discussion

Mini Bug Scrub / Triage

There are some open issues for the test runner and open issues for the reporter 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.. The hosting team held a mini bug-scrub or triage today to help get momentum behind making improvements to the phpunit test runner and reporter.

@crixu volunteered to take on Runner Issue 91 regarding adding Travis documentation to the handbook. @crixu also mentioned that he’s researching ways to best support the test runner on internal systems to enable partners to contribute with more ease in the future.

@mikeschroder suggested building in some example test scripts for the test runner in hosting and test documentation, as well. Runner Issue 102 was created to follow up on that idea.

@xkon and @sergeybiryukov took ownership of Runner Issue 89 which turned into TracTrac Trac 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. #49367, this commit and this patch.

Well done, everyone!

Next Meeting

The next meetings will be in the #hosting-community channel on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 0900 UTC and Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 1800 UTC. Hope to see you then!


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