Meeting Agenda for March 20, 2024

This week’s meeting will be held Wednesday, March 20, 2024 and @courane01 will be hosting.

👋🏻 Intro/Welcome

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🆕 News

MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress. news

  • Projects
    • Are there any new projects in Meta currently being worked on?
    • AccessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). ( Testing: Focuses on enhancing accessibility across the WordPress platform, including Project Eudaimonia’s efforts. List of .org sites
  • Meta Posts
  • Supoorting Make WP Teams
    • All teams:
      • Handbooks on GitHub: We are moving all handbooks to GitHubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. to facilitate easier contributions. At the bottom of each page, there will be a link to the source code.
    • Photos
    • Plugins
      • Add requires_plugins to the Update Check API: Enhancement to prevent auto-updates of plugins that change their dependencies, ensuring auto-updater trust.
      • Feature to help plugin developers create blueprints for previews: Encouragement for 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 developers to create blueprint.json files for enabling the Live Preview button.
    • Meta
      • Broken screenshot in Post Lists Block docs: Fixing broken screenshots in the Post Lists 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. documentation on HelpHub.
      • Photo Directory Contribution in Activity Stream: Suggestion to show accepted Photo Directory contributions in the The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. user activity stream.
      • Improved Design of Cookies Close & Accept Popup: Proposing design improvements for the cookie consent popup.
      • Improved Design of Dropdowns: Suggestions for adding an active class or toggling the arrow on dropdowns for better visual indication.
      • Profile Page Not Showing Correct Icon for Plugin: This update addresses an issue where a plugin’s icon is incorrectly displayed on the author’s profile page.
    • Support
  • SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at
    • Email plugin: Redirecting the support forumSupport Forum WordPress Support Forums is a place to go for help and conversations around using WordPress. Also the place to go to report issues that are caused by errors with the WordPress code and implementations. for an outdated plugin due to it receiving irrelevant queries, with plans to contact the plugin’s author for further actions.
    • Removed a malicious link: from forums section, previously leading to an obsolete domain, to prevent further security risks.
    • Badge Requests: Should we document the BuddyPress request process?
    • Plugin support issues didn’t add up correctly. There was a hiccup in how resolved support threads were counted, especially if there hadn’t been any activity in the last two months. Dion dove into the code, ticketed the issue, and deployedDeploy Launching code from a local development environment to the production web server, so that it's available to visitors. a fix ensuring accurate display of resolved support threads
    • Cookie consent: Adam Zielinski raised concerns about’s lack of a cookie consent modal and its legality, leading to a discussion with Jono Alderson, who expressed that the site is likely non-compliant with GDPR-adjacent legislation due to its lack of a consent framework and vague privacy policies.

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