Support Meetup Summary for August 6th

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 draft OMGWTFBBQ post is up

It still needs editing but the old template still works. With 4.3 there have been updates to TinyMCE and the version numbers may cause some confusion. The built-in TinyMCE component is now at 4.2.3. As with server side caching, this may contribute to visual editor support topics.

I should be able to update the What’s New part this weekend. If anyone has any suggestion then comment on that post or pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” the #forums channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at

Test the WordPress 4.3 release candidateRelease Candidate A beta version of software with the potential to be a final product, which is ready to release unless significant bugs emerge.

Test, test and test some more. You can use the beta tester plugin and switch to the nightlies, it’s a great way to kick the tires. If you do test then please use caution. I use the nightlies on own installation but I don’t do anything exotic with any plugins. Consider installing on a test site first.

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