Tide Chat Summary: November 19th

This post summarizes the 2-hour Tide active working session from November 19th 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.


  • Noted that wptide#192 and wptide#198 were duplicates, closed one and @pierlo bumped the other to WP 5.3 instead of 5.2.4, as well as bumped wp-tide-api#29 and wporg-tide-api#4 to 5.3
  • @pierlo testing the APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. endpoints for these bumps to 5.3 and aiming for an update by next tidechat
  • @derekherman testing and deployingDeploy Launching code from a local development environment to the production web server, so that it's available to visitors. updates from WCUS by next tidechat
  • @kkoppenhaver continuing to debug wporg-tide-api#6 to resolve the caching issue
  • @derekherman working on config change to resolve wptide#178 rate limit issue

Next meeting

The next meeting, a 30-minute update/open floor session, will take place on December 3, 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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