Tide Chat Summary: May 28th

This post summarizes the Tide chat meeting from May 28th in the #tide 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/. channel (agenda, Slack archive).

Reminder that the current Tide focus is integrating PHPPHP PHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. http://php.net/manual/en/intro-whatis.php. Compatibility data from Tide into WordPress.orgWordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/.  Once PHP Compatibility is integrated into WordPress.org, we’ll assess the next focus to provide the biggest impact to the community.


  • Same as last week with 8 items remaining in the milestone
  • @valendesigns deployedDeploy Launching code from a local development environment to the production web server, so that it's available to visitors. changes to App Engine last week, also pushed the new Docker images and redeployed the Kubernetes cluster for the PHPCSPHP Code Sniffer PHP Code Sniffer, a popular tool for analyzing code quality. The WordPress Coding Standards rely on PHPCS. Server that’s now using WPCSWordPress Community Support A public benefit corporation and a subsidiary of the WordPress Foundation, established in 2016. 2.1.1 for new plugins/themes
  • Some items in the docs repo that aren’t targeted for the 1.0.0 release, but are otherwise helpful things to tackle
  • some good first issues for new contributors as well

General announcements

  • @valendesigns looking for input on things to do for WCEU, please pingPing The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” him with any suggestions
  • @jeffpaul suggested items remaining in the 1.0.0 milestone as well as wptide#180 and wptide#165 that could be interesting to have folks spend some time work on
  • @fahimmurshed looking to test Windows local setup for Tide and review install instructions and documentation updates needed as part of wptide#100

Next meeting

The next meeting will take place on June 4, 2019 at 20:00 UTC in the #tide Slack channel.  Please feel free to drop in with any updates or questions.  If you have items to discuss but cannot make the meeting, please leave a comment on this post so that we can take them into account.

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