Support Team meetup summary for May 21st

Items discussed at today’s meetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area.: Forums Plugins Audit

We’re all excited about having the existing forums upgraded to a current version of bbPressbbPress Free, open source software built on top of WordPress for easily creating forums on sites. We started talking about JJJ’s post on the forums plugins and we segued into the eventual upgrade. It was a good talk and JJJ was invited to the #forums channel. Mika posted her notes from the 2014 community day about the tools we need and we discussed how and where to contribute.

The current WordPress forum plugins are not opensource but their replacements will be. If you are interested in contributing to what is need (see Mika’s post) please reply here or on JJJ’s post.

Ideas for Learnups

Support learnup topics covered included

  1. Filtering the posts to find those areas you like to support
  2. Supporting CSSCSS CSS is an acronym for cascading style sheets. This is what controls the design or look and feel of a site. topics
  3. Supporting actions and filters topics

If a learnup is scheduled then it should be recorded. A Google Hangout Learnup? That could work.

The purpose of a learnup is to share methods for supporting those topics. So a CSS support learnup isn’t about learning CSS but providing support for CSS forum topics. This could encourage more people to jump into the forums and provide support.

View today’s meetup transcript in the Slack archives. (A Slack account is required)