Sustainability Chat Summary, June 21, 2024

The WordPress Sustainability Chat meeting took place on 21-06-2024 12:00 UTC on the Sustainability channel of Make WordPress Slack.


You can find the attendance thread here.


You can check the initial agenda here.

1. News

Update from WCEU and the 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., including a post on our blog about sustainability at WCEU 2024:

  • WP 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 feature overview and guidelines for educational purposes
  • Suggestions to improve the Sustainable Events Handbook section (added to our handbook) in issue #44
  • We finally have team badges, soon able to assign them to all contributors and members :tada:

Looking for feedback

2. Come and contribute

Looking for volunteers

3. Open discussions

Open topics discussed:

  • Reflections on the sustainability keynote by Joast and Juliette at WCEU and thoughts about the team structure and collaboration with other teams/projects
  • Collaboration with other open sourceOpen Source Open Source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified. Open Source **must be** delivered via a licensing model, see GPL. sustainability initiatives
  • Creating a template/pattern for WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. organisers to use (or start from) for a dedicated page about sustainability, see GitHub issue for more input/thoughts

Next meeting

Remember our meetings are biweekly now!

We look forward to seeing you next 05-07-2024 12:00 UTC. If you have any suggestions for the next meeting agenda, please, leave a comment on this post.