26 May Support Team Meeting Summary


@keesiemeijer @3sigma @justingreerbbi @bethannon1 @ipstenu @cristiano.zanca  @stevesterndatacom @geoffreyshilling @girlieworks @zoonini @bcworkz @voldemortensen @dimitrisb @songdogtech @kidsguide @dartiss @sergeybiryukov @tnash @jmdodd @jan_dembowski attended.

WordPress 4.5.2

Nothing new came up for the current release of WordPress

Hosting Posts and related pre-defined reply

Handle hosting posts as normal until they become insulting/offensive or are simply attacks. If they do lead to that, use the following pre-defined reply

We appreciate posts that seek to educate and help the community, whether it is in the form of a review or if it inadvertently help others as a support thread. But threads that start off as or become attacks which do not give value to anyone are not welcomed and we will close this topic as per our forum rules.

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Please be reminded to 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. spammers appropriately

Please block spammers immediately and then check their post list and delete all the spam. Do not bother tagging them bozo or ANT or anything. Just block.
If you use the Moderator Plugin for your browser, you can press ‘Shift + B’ on the profile edit page and it’ll do the magic for you (the blocking that is).

If you block them using the moderator tool, you will be returned to the profile screen which allows you to follow up with the rest of the spam posts.

WordPress’ Birthday

27 May is WordPress’ birthday and this year it’s the 13th. Let’s celebrate!

Read the meeting transcript in the Slack archives. (A Slack account is required)