WordPress Hosting Handbook

Welcome to the WordPress hosting handbook! Here you will find WordPress hosting best practice documentation developed collaboratively by the hosting team. Use the “Contents” menu on the left to navigate topics.

About the Hosting Team

What is the WordPress Hosting Team?

The Hosting Team works to improve the WordPress user experience across hosting environments through user collaboration and education.

Everyone is welcome! This may be folks hosting WordPress, interested in learning more about hosting WordPress, or working with WordPress hosts, like 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party and theme authors.

When does the Hosting team meet?

The Hosting Team meets in the WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/., in the #hosting-community channel. The conversations are in English. Check out the WordPress Meeting calendar for the current schedule.

Team Reps

The Hosting Team is represented by team reps @amykamala@mikeschroder, and @jadonn.

Note: If you’re interested in improving this handbook, leave a message in the #hosting-community channel of the official WordPress Slack.

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