Feature and maintenance update for WordCamp.org: July 16 – August 23 2019 edition

Here is a list of WordCamp.org feature developments and maintenance work that has been accomplished since the last update.

  • Shipped 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. blocks for all sites!
  • Refactored our client for the Meetup.com APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. to authenticate with OAuth 2.0 and use exclusively version 3 endpoints, just ahead of the platform’s hasty deprecation of API keys and v2 endpoints.
  • Made progress on an additional WordCamp Schedule blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience..
  • Made progress on improvements to WordCamp’s PWA 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.
  • Reviewed/committed community contribution to fix a bug in the Attendees shortcode.
  • Fixed a problem that was preventing new sites from connecting to Jetpack.
  • Improved our ability to respond quickly to plugin security updates by making upgrade notices visible on production server, and setting up Composer dependencies.