Sustainability Chat Agenda, July 5, 2024

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This week’s meeting will be hosted by @nahuai

Sustainability Team meetings start at 12:00 UTC bi-weekly on Fridays. Everyone is welcome to contribute to the meeting by commenting in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at threads during the meeting and throughout the following days. Meeting notes will be published by the following Tuesday to also incorporate these asynchronous conversations.

These are the topics for this week’s meeting:

1️⃣ News and updates

  • Meeting arrangement during the summer
  • Our sustainable events handbook in the spotlight (here, here and here)
  • Planning 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. US contributor table

➡️ Looking for feedback

Proposals and discussions in and GitHub (General discussions).

  • Feedback would be appreciated on Addressing Overlapping Initiatives and Improving Collaboration Across Teams
  • The Sustainable Events Handbook section: you can make suggestions (or corrections) directly editing the page content on GithubGitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. (on each page you will see a “edit” option with the Github icon)
  • Feature overview of the WP Sustainability plugin and the guidelines: feedback and addings to the 2 documents are welcome
  • Training team testing GatherPress as an alternative for MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through A meetup is typically a chance for local WordPress users to get together and share new ideas and seek help from one another. Searching for ‘WordPress’ on will help you find options in your area. (enhancing the data available for metrics tracking contributions and more financially sustainable for the project?)

2️⃣ Come and Contribute

These are some of the priority projects and tasks to be taken forward. Are you a newcomer? Check our good first issues.

3️⃣ Open Discussions

Does anyone have an open discussion topic they’d like to bring to the team?

You can see all meetings scheduled on this meeting calendar. If you are new to the Sustainability Team, read through our handbook) to get to know the team and how we work. And if you have questions, feel free to reach out in the #sustainability Slack channel at any time.