Sustainability Chat Agenda, April 19, 2024

The next meeting is scheduled with the following details:


19-04-2024 12:00 UTC


At #sustainabilty channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at


We will continue the projects we are currently working on as a priority:

  • Onboarding experience for (new) contributors. The goal is to create clear guidelines for a smooth onboarding experience for all the tools —our blog, GitHub and Slack— we have available. Some pending or active issues about this topic:
  • WordCamp Handbook with sustainability ideas/guidelines. Learn how to contribute to this here and follow up on this project here. Some related topics:
    • Create a draft to collect information about the efforts made by the WCEU’s organizers in favor of environmental sustainability.
  • WordPress Sustainability 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 supported by the WP Sustainability Team. Follow up on this project here.
    Share the avances made on Yoast Contributor DayContributor Day Contributor Days are standalone days, frequently held before or after WordCamps but they can also happen at any time. They are events where people get together to work on various areas of There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus.
    For context, some issues were brought out from the previous meeting:
    • Narrow down the candidate of tools for measuring websites weight or carbon emissions. Check it in GH.
    • Discuss if we want to use any of the existing plugins as starting point or we want to create one from the scratch.
  • Discuss which items from the Training Team meeting’s template make sense to incorporate on this team.
  • Share the key takeaways from the Yoast Contributor Day.

If you have any updates on issues or projects that we have previously discussed, you are free to bring them up during the meeting.

Ideas or suggestions

Anything else? Please leave a comment if you want some topic to be discussed at the meeting that is not listed above.