Support Meetup Summary for August 27th

Items discussed at yesterday’s Support Team 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.:

The WordPress 2015 survey

If you haven’t already done so, please take a few minutes and fill out the WordPress 2015 survey. The information is anonymous and feedback is good.

The WordPress 4.4 Wishlist

Scott Taylor is the 4.4 release leadRelease Lead The community member ultimately responsible for the Release. and has a post in make/coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. titled “WordPress 4.4: What’s on your wishlist?” This is a great chance to post what you’d like to see in WordPress 4.4 and as Scott wrote, it can be anything: big or small.

Don’t redo The Clone Wars or get into The Fork Awakens

Please don’t engage in ‘ZOMG! They stole my 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!’ fights on the forums. Send the developer to “plugins[at] 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.” and the plugins team will handle it. Public shaming of that sort of thing is ugly, unkind, and not to be encouraged.

If a moderator encounters a topic like that then please leave the note and close the topic.

Any big WordPress 4.3 problems?

This is a repeat item but there does not seem to be any major issues with 4.3. Except for a missing checkbox when creating new users the topic have been mild.

There has been a number of repeat topics about 4.3 but those have mostly been the result of aggressive caching somewhere.

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. US 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. and the Community Summit

As more information is available on the WordCamp US site it will be shared in the #forums channel and communicated on make/support too. There is a lot of interest in the support team meeting in person and providing support live and together. Contributor days are fun and it’s a great chance to meet in person the people you’ve been collaborating with.

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