Sustainability Chat Summary, April 12, 2024

The WordPress Sustainability Chat meeting took place on 12-04-2024 12:00 UTC on the Sustainability channel of Make WordPress Slack.


You can check the initial agenda here.

We have working on the topics contributors prioritized in the last meetings:

  1. Onboarding experience for (new) contributors.
  2. WordCamp Handbook with sustainability ideas/guidelines.
    • Proposal on the development of a protocol/process/form/template for asking all the WC organizers about their effort (if any) integrating sustainability (both logistical and thematic) into their events. WCEU could be the pilot event for this, once it is finished.
  3. WordPress Sustainability Plugin.
    • Further discussion about the best way to obtain the page weight and then calculate the CO2 emissions.
    • The 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 will be the main focus of Yoast’s Contributor Day next week.
  4. Talked about how to contribute to the social and economic part, including the collaboration with 5ftF project.
  5. Registration for WCEU’s Contributor Day.


You can find the attendance thread here.

Next meeting

We look forward to seeing you next 19-04-2024 12:00 UTC. If you have any suggestions for the next meeting agenda, please, leave a comment on this post.