Sustainability Chat Agenda, June 21, 2024

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This week’s meeting will be hosted by @noradriana

Sustainability Team meetings start at 12:00 UTC bi-weekly on Fridays. Anyone is welcome to contribute to the meeting by commenting in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. 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

➡️ Looking for feedback

Proposals and discussions in https://make.wordpress.org/sustainability/ and GitHub (General discussions).

  • The Sustainable Events Handbook section has been added to the team handbook. You can make suggestions (or small 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. https://github.com/ (on each page you will see a “edit” option with the Github icon).
  • During WCEU’s Contributor Day a start has been made with the feature overview of the WP Sustainability plugin and the guidelines that will become a crucial part for education. Feedback and addings to the 2 documents are welcome.

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.

Sustainability Chat Agenda, June 7, 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. Anyone is welcome to contribute to the meeting by commenting in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. 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

➡️ Looking for feedback

Proposals and discussions in https://make.wordpress.org/sustainability/ and GitHub (General discussions).

  • The Sustainable Events Handbook section has been added to the team handbook. You can make suggestions (or small 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. https://github.com/ (en each page you will see a “edit” option with the Github icon).
  • A summary of the Project Health Dashboards hangouts has been published. You can leave your feedback on the comments.
  • Create educational content for developers, designers, and users. Following our recommendation to “Build a sustainable and accessible website for the event”, Liron suggested we do some “raise awareness” work and create educational content for developers, designers, and users.
    We can collaborate with the Training team, the Developer Blog, and the Documentation team on anything from introductions to hands-on tutorials.
  • Finish the list of tasks we would like to work on at WCEU 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 https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/.. Some ideas were already mentioned on the previous meeting, we could built on that.

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.

Sustainability Chat Agenda, May 24, 2024

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This week’s meeting will be hosted by @littlebigthing.

Sustainability Team meetings start at 12:00 UTC bi-weekly on Fridays. Anyone is welcome to contribute to the meeting by commenting in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. 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

➡️ Looking for feedback

Proposals and discussions in https://make.wordpress.org/sustainability/ and GitHub (General discussions).

  • We are aiming to have the “Making WordPress Events more environmentally sustainable” section of our Handbook published for WCEU. Some contributors have been working on this for the last two weeks, and now we need feedback to transfer the information from Google Docs to 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. https://github.com/. Please leave your comments and suggestions on the link above.

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.

4️⃣ 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.

Sustainability Chat Agenda, May 10, 2024

The next meeting is scheduled with the following details:

When

10-05-2024 11:00 UTC

Where

At #sustainabilty channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/.

Agenda

This week’s meeting will be hosted by @nahuai, notes will be taken by @noradriana.

Let’s try an agenda in the new meeting format. Please comment below with ideas for improvement.

News

  1. Looking for feedback:
  2. Looking for volunteers:
  3. Other:
    • Feel free to mention other specific issues.

Come and contribute

We are working creating a better overview of WP Sustainability issues to help onboarding for new contributors. We also have a couple of good first issues for newcomers.

Issue updates

Any updates on issues? Please comment.

Open discussions

If you have topics you’d like to be discussed in the meeting, please let it know as a comment on this post or during the meeting.

Sustainability Chat Agenda, April 26, 2024

The next meeting is scheduled with the following details:

When

26-04-2024 11:00 UTC

Where

At #sustainabilty channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/.

Agenda

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

  • Introduction of new meeting format
  • 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ 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 https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/..
    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.
  • Finalize the meeting’s template as used by the Training Team.

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.

Sustainability Chat Agenda, April 19, 2024

The next meeting is scheduled with the following details:

When

19-04-2024 12:00 UTC

Where

At #sustainabilty channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/.

Agenda

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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ 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 https://make.wordpress.org/ There are many teams that people can participate in, each with a different focus. https://2017.us.wordcamp.org/contributor-day/ https://make.wordpress.org/support/handbook/getting-started/getting-started-at-a-contributor-day/..
    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.

Sustainability Chat Agenda, April 12, 2024

The next meeting is scheduled with the following details:

When

12-04-2024 12:00 UTC

Where

At #sustainabilty channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/.

Agenda

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:
    • How can we 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party supported by the WP Sustainability Team. Follow up on this project here. 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.
  • Create a meeting’s template that resembles the Training Team one.
  • Registration for WCEU’s 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.

Sustainability Chat Agenda, April 5, 2024

The next meeting is scheduled with the following details:

When

05-04-2024 12:00 UTC

Where

At #sustainabilty channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/.

Agenda

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.
  • WordCamp Handbook with sustainability ideas/guidelines. Learn how to contribute to this here and follow up on this project here.
  • 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party supported by the WP Sustainability Team. Follow up on this project here. 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.

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.

Sustainability Chat Agenda, March 29, 2024

The next meeting is scheduled with the following details:

When

29-03-2024 12:00 UTC

Where

At #sustainabilty channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/.

Agenda

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.
  • WordCamp Handbook with sustainability ideas/guidelines. Learn how to contribute to this here and follow up on this project here.
  • 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party supported by the WP Sustainability Team. Follow up on this project here. 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.

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.

Sustainability Chat Agenda, March 22, 2024

The next meeting is scheduled with the following details:

When

22-03-2024 12:00 UTC

Where

At #sustainabilty channel on SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/.

Agenda

In this meeting we will continue improving some sections of the team handbook, with special attention to the 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. There are already some suggestions (pull requests) we could move forward.

Other ongoing projects and issues are:

  • WordCamp Handbook with sustainability ideas/guidelines. Learn how to contribute to this here and follow up on this project here.
  • 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 WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party supported by the WP Sustainability Team. Follow up on this project here. 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.

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.