This is where news that are relevant or good to know for the team from across the community are brought up and shared.
At the time of writing, we are just 2 weeks away from the planned release date of WordPress 6.3.
The field guide has been published, are there items we should be extra aware of from a support perspective (or things you’ve tested and found that may not be obvious within the field guide)?
Extended capabilities for international moderators
The moderators on the international forums (the ones found on the base WordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ domain) have been given the ability to more actively deal with spam accounts, giving them the ability to now also block 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. the accounts to prevent further spam. This is particularly handy when any of the administrators may not be available due to time zones, or other engagements.
To account for the larger pool of users now able to perform more elevated moderator actions, improved audit logging has also been implemented.
Checking in with international liaisons
This is the section where we reach out to the non-English speaking parts of our community, to see how they are doing, if there’s anything we can help each other with, or just interesting things going on that it would be nice to share with others.
There’s no requirements for previous participation or “fame” to share here, anyone is welcome, and we encourage newcomers to participate!
Unable to make the meeting, or maybe meetings just aren’t your thing? We would still love to hear how things are going in other non-English speaking parts of our community. Please feel free to let us know via the comment section below, in your own time, if there is anything you’d like to share, any questions or concerns you have, or just to let us know you’re doing OK!
We will make a habit of putting this callout with every agenda post going forward, so that everyone has a chance to join in.
For any other items to discuss, please add them to the comments below, or bring them up in the meeting.