March 16th Support Team Meeting Summary

Announcements

  • Please make sure that you’re using the latest Also Viewing script, released about a month ago.
  • We don’t know how much longer the Codex will be around, so please link to the new Forum Welcome in our Handbook for all appropriate instances, rather than the old one on the Codex.

WordPress 4.7.3

We have nothing new to add to the known issues for 4.7 this week.

Meeting Time

We held a courtesy “Is this still what we want?” vote regarding the decision to change the meeting time from last week. Holding the meeting at 16:00 UTC continued to receive majority support, so the meeting time will continue as-is, meaning that the next meeting will be Thursday, March 23, 2017, 16:00 UTC.

Another large portion of contributors will experience their Daylight Saving Time shift on March 26, so we’ll hold one more courtesy vote during the March 30 meeting.

Checkin with International Support Liaisons

Attendance

@macmanx @abletec @samuelsidler @bcworkz @jmdodd @voldemortensen @zodiac1978 @kidsguide @kmessinger @geoffreyshilling @geost @bdbrown @t-p @cristianozanca @numeeja @zoonini @keesiemeijer @liamdempsey @ipstenu @lasacco @lukecavanagh @jdembowski @alchymyth @sterndata @pmfonseca @hardeepasrani @hideokamoto @jcastaneda attended

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

#weekly-chat

Agenda for March 16th Support Meeting

  • General Announcements
  • WordPress 4.7.3
  • First Courtesy “Is the current meeting time still acceptable for everyone?” Vote (second vote on March 30)
  • Checkin with International Support Liaisons

For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments below, or bring them up in the meeting.

The meeting will be Thursday, March 16, 2017, 16:00 UTC in #forums on Slack. (a Slack account is required)

March 9th Support Team Meeting Summary

Announcements

  • Please make sure that you have upgraded to WordPress 4.7.3.
  • Please make sure that you’re using the latest Also Viewing script, released about a month ago (and most recently updated last week).
  • We don’t know how much longer the Codex will be around, so please link to the new Forum Welcome in our Handbook for all appropriate instances, rather than the old one on the Codex.
  • Please be aware of some proposals for deprecating support for certain browser versions.

WordPress 4.7.3

An issue affecting certain file uploads was fixed in WordPress 4.7.3, so it has been removed from the known issues for 4.7, but we have added an issue where MP3 uploads are split into two files.

Meeting Time Change

Daylight Savings Time will be arrive for many of our contributors on March 12 and for most of the rest of our contributors on March 26 (with a few lucky contributors who never have to observe Daylight Savings Time).

We held a vote on whether we should keep the meeting at 17:00 UTC or move it to 16:00 UTC, and moving the meeting to 16:00 UTC won with the most up-votes and absolutely no down-votes, so we’ll be moving the meeting to 16:00 UTC effective next week.

This means that the next meeting will be Thursday, March 16, 2017, 16:00 UTC, which is the really the same time for anyone who will have their Daylight Savings Time change on March 12, and only an hour earlier for the rest who won’t change until March 26 (unless you’re one of the lucky ones who doesn’t have to observe Daylight Savings Time).

Because time zones are complicated, we’ll hold a “Is this still what we want?” vote during the next meeting and again during the March 30 meeting.

Checkin with International Support Liaisons

Attendance

@macmanx @clorith @bcworkz @otto42 @jmdodd @zodiac1978 @katzwebdesign @bdbrown @t-p @liamdempsey @bethannon1 @geoffreyshilling @sage-chara @kmessinger @hardeepasrani @numeeja @zoonini @sergeybiryukov @kidsguide @abletec @sterndata @stephencottontail @logankipp @lukecavanagh @jdembowski @lasacco @samuelsidler @pmfonseca @jcastaneda attended

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

#weekly-chat

Agenda for March 9th Support Meeting

  • General Announcements
  • WordPress 4.7.3
  • Checkin with International Support Liaisons

For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments below, or bring them up in the meeting.

The meeting will be Thursday, March 9, 2017, 17:00 UTC in #forums on Slack. (a Slack account is required)

March 2nd Support Team Meeting Summary

Announcement

  • Please make sure that you’re using the latest Also Viewing script, released about a month ago (and most recently updated yesterday).

WordPress 4.7.2

We have nothing new to add to the known issues for 4.7 this week.

2017 Community Summit

The Support Team’s invitations to the 2017 Community Summit, and topics which we would like to participate in (based on those that passed with a majority vote), have been officially proposed.

Handling Non-automated Spam from Flagged Users

If you encounter automated spam from bots (or really terrible users) that you intend to Block, please do mark it as Spam, that will never change.

However, if you encounter spam from a user that is most likely human who you intend to Flag (or who has already been Flagged), please simply Archive it. Spam is emptied regularly, which means we lose it as a historical record quite often, but the Archive is forever and handy to refer to for questions like “I wonder how bad that spam from this possibly reformed user was?”

Linking to the Forum Welcome/Guidelines/Rules

We don’t know how much longer the Codex will be around, so please link to the new Forum Welcome in our Handbook for all appropriate instances, rather than the old one on the Codex.

Checkin with International Support Liaisons

Attendance

@macmanx @samuelsidler @fierevere @sergeybiryukov @bcworkz @clorith @zodiac1978 @kidsguide @kmessinger @t-p @bdbrown @cristianozanca @hardeepasrani @voldemortensen @wido @abletec @zoonini @sterndata @otto42 @jdembowski @stephencottontail @bethannon1 @imazed @tnash @ipstenu @johnjamesjacoby attended

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

#weekly-chat

Agenda for March 2nd Support Meeting

For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments below, or bring them up in the meeting.

The meeting will be Thursday, March 2, 2017, 17:00 UTC in #forums on Slack. (a Slack account is required)

February 23rd Support Team Meeting Summary

Announcements

  • The Theme Review Team is looking for FAQ suggestions.
  • Please make sure that you’re using the latest Also Viewing script, released about a month ago (and updated a few days ago to make the banner sticky).

WordPress 4.7.2

We have nothing new to add to the known issues for 4.7 this week.

2017 Community Summit

The next Community Summit has been announced, and we have been collecting support-related topics and issues for discussion in the comments of this post. We will continue to collect proposals for one more week, so please leave a proposal soon if you have one.

Additionally, if you did not attend the meeting today, but would be able to be in Paris on June 13 and 14 as a part of the Support Team, please DM @macmanx in Slack. (There will likely be a chance for scholarships and sponsorships, but please assume for now that you will need to pay for your own travel and lodging expenses. If you would like to attend, but finances are a problem, please feel free to let me know know and we’ll see what we can do.)

And last, but certainly not least, a big thanks to @clorith and @bethannon1 for offering to help with organizing the event!

Checkin with International Support Liaisons

Attendance

@macmanx @bcworkz @ipstenu @bdbrown @cristianozanca @kmessinger @numeeja @hardeepasrani @lasacco @kidsguide @jdembowski @sterndata @wido @keesiemeijer @lukecavanagh @zoonini @bethannon1 @t-p @stephencottontail @sergeybiryukov @logankipp @pmfonseca @clorith @fierevere attended

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

#weekly-chat

Agenda for February 23rd Support Meeting

  • General Announcements
  • WordPress 4.7.2
  • 2017 Community Summit
  • Checkin with International Support Liaisons

For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments below, or bring them up in the meeting.

The meeting will be Thursday, February 23, 2017, 17:00 UTC in #forums on Slack. (a Slack account is required)

February 16th Support Team Meeting Summary

Announcements

WordPress 4.7.2

We have nothing new to add to the known issues for 4.7 this week.

Checkin with International Support Liaisons

Attendance

@macmanx @t-p @numeeja @jcastaneda @kmessinger @hardeepasrani @lukecavanagh @jdembowski @sterndata @bdbrown @ipstenu @cristianozanca @kidsguide @prathameshp @lasacco @zoonini @stephencottontail @zodiac1978 @imazed @samuelsidler @geoffreyshilling @sergeybiryukov @pmfonseca attended

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

#weekly-chat

Agenda for February 16th Support Meeting

  • General Announcements
  • WordPress 4.7.2
  • Checkin with International Support Liaisons

For any other items to discuss please add them in the comments below, or bring them up in the meeting.

The meeting will be Thursday, February 16, 2017, 17:00 UTC in #forums on Slack. (a Slack account is required)