Summary for February 9th Support Meeting

The weekly support meeting was held on Thursday, February 9th, 2023, 17:00 UTC in #forums on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at Read the transcript at your own pace (a Slack account is required)

Community headlines and updates

This is where news that are relevant or good to know for the team from across the community are brought up and shared.

WordPress 6.2 BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process.

The first beta for WordPress 6.2 has been released, and is ready for testing for those who are so inclined.

Community Summit

Details of the Community Summit have been posted, and the invitation process is slightly different this year. If you believe you have something of value to add to the discussions, you’ll be able to submit an application to be considered for an invitation.

Evolving how we do international liaison check-ins

Moving forward the team will be doing quarterly check-ins with our international liaisons directly, to give them their own unique way of providing feedback and letting us know of any wins or struggles that the overall team can help each other on.

The exact format of these direct check-ins isn’t fully set yet, but will take learning from other teams doing similar approaches into account when putting together the exact format.

Checking in with international liaisons

Some of our teams are reporting some onboarding issues due to limitations in the free Slack workspaces they often use, and are investigating other solutions, and following the proposal to consider looking into Matrix as a solution that was previously posted to the make/meta blog.

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