December 14th Support Team Meeting Summary

General announcements

WordPress 4.9.2 is being planned for the end of January, but we make no promises on time until an official coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. post has been made with the final date.

WordPress 4.9.1

There’s not been any new issues reported against 4.9.1 that isn’t already covered in TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub. tickets, most of them appear to be related to the new HTMLHTML HTML is an acronym for Hyper Text Markup Language. It is a markup language that is used in the development of web pages and websites. validator before you can save code (which is a good thing, people are being made aware of their mistakes).

Checking in with international liaisons

The Russian, Swedish and Spanish communities said hi, none had any major issues to report on and we’re glad to see them around every week!

Open floor

A few items were discussed during open floor, as well as a “You’re all doing great work” note for all our lovely volunteers!

We’ve updated our pre-defined replies when troubleshooting things, making it easier for users to rule out 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 or theme issues without affecting site visitors using the handy Health Check plugin

Also for the first time (that I can recall at least) we’ve got an empty no-replies list on the international forums, which is a huge feat, so thank you to all our wonderful volunteers for achieving that!


@amboutwe, @bcworkz, @bdbrown, @bethannon1, @chetan200891, @clorith, @contentiskey, @fierevere, @firoz2456, @howdy_mcgee, @josearcos, @keithdriscoll, @macmanx, @mikbaloch, @numeeja, @ramthas, @sergeybiryukov, @stephencottontail, @sterndata, @t-p, @voldemortensen and @williampatton attended.

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


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