Test Chat Summary: 16 January 2024

On 16 January 2024 at 11:00 UTC<test-chat> started in #core-test facilitated by @webtechpooja. Agenda can be find here.

Attendees: @ankit-k-gupta, @sumitbagthariya16, @shiponkarmakar

1. Announcements 📣

  • Call for Mentees & Mentors: Contributor Mentorship Program Cohort #2 (2024 Q1) – Community team is thrilled to announce the launch of the second WordPress Contributor Mentorship Program cohort for the first quarter of 2024! This initiative is a fantastic opportunity for experienced WordPress contributors and those looking to get involved for the first time.
  • A Year in Core – 2023 – Check out some aggregate data for 2023 about WordPress CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. contribution on TracTrac Trac is the place where contributors create issues for bugs or feature requests much like GitHub.https://core.trac.wordpress.org/..
  • Incident Reports 2023 Recap – The Incident Response Team (IRT) receives and handles incident reports following the Community Code of ConductThis handbook page includes information about the Incident Response Team, its members, and insight into their processes.
  • WordPress End of Year Celebrations! – The updates were submitted by team reps and are just a selection of the projects that their teams are proud of. Give it a read to see a few hidden projects and celebrate how much we did together in 2023!
  • Thank you and bye (for now), Jill! – Jill has been a key player in our community as the leader of the Diverse Speaker Training (#WPDiversity) working group and as the co-creator & maintainer of the Diverse Speaker Training Workshop. This post expressing our collective thanks to Jill Binder for her remarkable contributions to the WordPress 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. project. If you ever worked with Jill Binder, Please show your gratitude to her by commenting on this post.
  •  2024 Global Sponsors: Announcement – We extend our gratitude to all the sponsors who have played a pivotal role in supporting various WordPress community programs, including WordCamps, new events, and WordPress Chapter MeetupMeetup All local/regional gatherings that are officially a part of the WordPress world but are not WordCamps are organized through https://www.meetup.com/. 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 meetup.com will help you find options in your area. groups.
  • A Look Ahead at WordPress in 2024 – Curious about WordPress’s big-picture items for 2024? Phase 3, Data Liberation, new meetups, and more, get the spotlight in this episode. Join Executive Director Josepha Haden Chomphosy for all this, plus a small list of big things coming up in the next two weeks.
  • Data Liberation in 2024 – Imagine a more open web where people can switch between any platform of their choosing. A web where being locked into a system is a thing of the past. That’s why Matt announced a new initiative called Data Liberation for 2024. Migrating your site to WordPress, or exporting all your content from WordPress, should be possible in one click. He want WordPress’ export format to become the lingua franca of CMSes, whether coming to WordPress or moving within WordPress.

2. Test Team Announcements

3. Focal Group Updates

4. Open Floor

  • Call for testers/visibility –
    • Early Opportunities to Test WordPress 6.5 – Ahead of betaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. 1 for WordPress 6.5 on February 13th, this is an early opportunity to provide feedback as features are rapidly underway. Of note, this is intentionally just a selection of what’s ready to test and doesn’t include everything mentioned in the roadmap. Expect a broader testing post, like this for 6.4, for the release once beta 1 is out in the world.

Next Meeting 🗓

The next scheduled meeting is on 23 January 2024 at 11:00 UTC for <test-triage> in #core-test.

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